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The Golden Section Nature"s Greatest Secret (Wooden Books) by Scott Olsen

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Published by Walker & Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mathematics (Specific Aspects),
  • Science (Specific Aspects),
  • Mathematics,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • History & Philosophy,
  • Mathematics / General,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7876923M
ISBN 100802715397
ISBN 109780802715395
OCLC/WorldCa76169327

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