2 edition of **The shape of mathematics** found in the catalog.

The shape of mathematics

Reed Mathematics Group.

- 138 Want to read
- 25 Currently reading

Published
**1969** by Reed in Wellington .

Written in English

- Mathematics.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by the Reed Mathematics Group, edited by P. J. O"Neill. Diagrams throughout by L. & J. Forsdyke. |

Contributions | O"Neill, Patrick John, ed. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA39 .R434 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | v. |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5730258M |

LC Control Number | 70511827 |

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