- Series: Ponderables
- Hardcover: 168 pages
- Publisher: Shelter Harbor Press; Hardcover w/ fold-out Time Chart edition (October 9, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0985323043
- ISBN-13: 978-0985323042
- Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 1 x 11 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 27 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #547,864 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Mathematics An Illustrated History of Numbers (100 Ponderables) Hardcover w/ fold-out Time Chart Edition
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About the Author
Tom Jackson, the Editor of Mathematics, is a science author based in the United Kingdom who has written many books, covering everything from axolotls to Zoroastrianism. Mr. Jackson studied zoology at the University of Bristol, and still lives in that city with his wife and three children, where he can be found mainly in the attic.
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