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The Rainbow from Myth to Mathematics.

BOYER, Carl B. [Benjamin] (1906-1976):

Published by New York & London: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959., 1959
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376 pp; 68 figs.; plates. Original cloth. Near Fine, in near fine dust jacket (unclipped). 'An exhaustive historical survey of the subject from antiquity to the 20th century based on a careful analysis of primary sources. While not neglecting literary-mythical treatments of the rainbow, the author gives major emphasis to the unending quest to devise a mathematical theory accounting for all aspects of this complex phenomenon' (Dauben no. 1954). [DF]. Bookseller Inventory # 555

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Title: The Rainbow from Myth to Mathematics.

Publisher: New York & London: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.

Publication Date: 1959

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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