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By Robin J. Wilson

The surprising style and sweetness of mathematical components in stamp layout is delivered to existence during this selection of greater than 350 stamps, illustrated with mathematical figures, humans, and content material, every one reproduced in enlarged layout, in complete colour. it is a excellent present publication for someone drawn to stamps, or within the incredible use of arithmetic within the genuine global. the writer is well known within the math neighborhood for his commonplace column on stamps within the journal The Mathematical Intelligencer.

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