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Polyhedra

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Polyhedra

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [416]-438) and indexes.

StatementPeter R. Cromwell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA491 .C76 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 451 p. :
Number of Pages451
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL972561M
ISBN 100521554322
LC Control Number96009420

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