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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mathematical recreations.,
  • Fallacies (Logic)

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA95 .M37
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5777258M
LC Control Number59016217

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