No amateur or math authority can be without this ultimate compendium of classic puzzles, paradoxes, and puzzles from America's best-loved ...Show synopsisNo amateur or math authority can be without this ultimate compendium of classic puzzles, paradoxes, and puzzles from America's best-loved mathematical expert. 320 line drawings.Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. "Number Theory, Algebra,...Very Good. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. "Number Theory, Algebra, Geometry, Probability, Topology, Game Theory, Infinity and Other Topics of Recreational Mathematics". "First Edition" stated, full 1-10 number line. Cover has edge rubs, small bumped corners, crease at top front corner, lighter crease on right front. Pages are very clean and binding is tight. 9.25" tall; 724 pages.
I bought this book as a tribute to the life of Martin Gardner. I used to read his writings avidly in Scientific American but really had no idea how broadly accomplished he was until I read his obituary in Nature.
The book is delightful and I am happy to own it -even as a second hand copy.
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