Nature"s mathematical marvels by James Burnett

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Published by Mimosa Publications, Kingscourt in London .

Written in English

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Statementauthors James Burnett, Calvin Irons.
SeriesMathastics
ContributionsIrons, Calvin.
The Physical Object
Pagination38p. ;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18053029M
ISBN 100732721148

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