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Smeltzer, Donald

Published by Emerson Books, NY, 1958
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
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Copy only has minor shelfwear, dj has slight rubbing with a few tiny edge nicks. An account of the development of man's use of number through the ages. Contents: Man Learns to Count: Early Man's Sense of Number; Number Sense and Words; Finger Counting and Symbols; Number Recording: Egyptian, Sumerian and Babylonian, Maya and Aztec, Chinese, Indian, Greek, Roman, General Principles, Knots and Notches; Early Calculating Devices: The Counting Board; Devices for Immediate Replacement; Methods of Multiplication and Division, The Abacus; The Modern Number System: Today; Hindu System; Early Methods; Division; Decimal Fractions, Invention of Logrithms. This is a fascinating little volume for anyone interested in the origin of the use of numbers. viii/114pp. Desirable!. Bookseller Inventory # 001551

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Title: Man and Number

Publisher: Emerson Books, NY

Publication Date: 1958

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Edition: First Edition

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