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Portraits of eminent mathematicians

with brief biographical sketches

by David Eugene Smith

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Published by Scripta Mathematica in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematicians.,
  • Mathematics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Eugene Smith.
    SeriesPictorial mathematics -- portfolio no. 2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[82] p. :
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13547981M

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