Fair. A readable copy only. All pages and the cover are intact, may not include dust jacket. Pages may include considerable notes in pen or have highlighting. Possible ex library copy. May not contain accessories.
Good. 1959 Hardcover 5th Printing illus. 200 p. Explanations of mathematical techniques and principles are combined with the history of mathematics. Includes simple arithmetic, square root, logarithms, and even imaginary numbers. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Fine. No dust jacket. This is an extraordinary book. The only items making it fine and not new is the book plate and slight wear/fading to cover. 144 p. 4 x 7", 10 Chapters. illustrations throughout. Amazing condition for such a popular title.
Very good. First Edition. Droplet mark stain on front cover. Sunning to back cover. DJ front and back flaps laid in. No markings in book. Binding is tight. Lightly read. From the DJ flap: Asimov is a master of lucid and informal explanation, and though his approach is often unconventional, he leaves the reader with a solid grasp of the meaning and uses of numbers.
NEAR FINE. 1st paperback printing. As new except for owner's name inside front cover. Appears unread. 144 pages. "not the mechanical techniques one learns from textbooks, but the whys and wherefores behind them."
Good Condition in Fair jacket. 200 pages. Ex-library with typical marks, shelf wear; yellowing; good book. The jacket is heavily creased and discolored; some tears; taped to covers. Contents includes Digits and Digits; Nothing and Less Than Nothing; By Passing Addition; Broken Numbers; Breakage by Tens; The Shape of Numbers; Digging for Roots; The Very Large and Very Small; From Number Line to Number Area; Endlessness. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Standard Weight. Category: Mathematics; Inventory No: 114906.
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