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Arabic geometrical pattern and design

Book containing 190 examples of Islamic geometrical art; hexagon designs, octagon designs etc.
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1973

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Ideas from physics

General introduction to physics dating from the 1970s.
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1973

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An introduction to tensegrity

The concept of tensegrity, in which tensile and compressive elements are carefully balanced to archive structural integrity, permits the fabrication of curious structures, their ridged elements not touching, but suspended as if by magic, interlaced by a network of tendons. 
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1976

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Polyhedra: a visual approach

 The orderliness and regularities of polyhedra provoke intuitive feelings that they must be significant; however, systematic studies of these three - dimensional figures have been consigned to mathematical treatise. By contrast, Mr Pugh describes polyhedra in visual terms, as a series of interrelated shapes. He...
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1976

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Secrets of origami: the Japanese art of paper folding

 Hundreds of diagrams help paperfolders at all levels create over 120 models ranging from a traditional sailboat, cicada, flapping bird, and jumping frog to such less common subjects as a Japanese lady, gargoyle, octopus, and a Moor at prayer. Also includes figures originated by internationally renowned origami...
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1971

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Geometry

 Jacobs' highly successful, distinctive text was revised on the basis of users' comments and ten years of classroom experience - perfecting an already acclaimed approach to teaching geometry.
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1974

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Topics in recreational mathematics

The topics discussed in this book have formed the subject of talks given by the author to mathematical and scientific audiences. The aim was to show something of the fascination and beauty of mathematics, as well as its enormous extent. The mathematical background assumed does not often go beyond that at G.C.E. at...
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1980

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Tesselator (BBC micro and electron manual)

 With the Tesselator you can avoid all the donkey-work and experiment freely with complex and natural patterns, gaining a deep insight into this fascinating area of geometric art. 
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1984

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M. C. Escher 1988 engagement book

1988 calender illustrated with images of Escher's work.
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1987

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Advantages of the metric system

This book shows how the metric system was developed, logically and methodically, by scientists, engineers, merchants and statesmen of many countries, including our own. It is then compared with the imperial system in a variety of contexts, and its advantages are considered objectively, particularly in its modern...
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1972

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