The acclaimed photography of Jeff Scovil (70 plates) and Steve Smale (30 plates) capture the presence of masterpieces from one of the world's finest private collections--that of celebrated mathematician Steve Smale and his wife Clara. Captions and commentary by Smale himself provide context for these important pieces and insight into the mineral specimen trade.
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Stephen Smale is a professor at the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago and at both the University of Chicago Mathematics and Computer Science departments and is a Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He and his wife Clara have been collecting minerals for more than 30 years.
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Book Description Lithographie, LLC, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110971537186
Book Description Lithographie, LLC, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition edition. 204 pages. 11.80x11.70x0.80 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0971537186