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Published **1988**
by Brooks/Cole Pub. Co. in Pacific Grove, Calif .

Written in English

- Geometry, Modern.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | James R. Smart. |

Series | Contemporary undergraduate mathematics series |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA473 .S53 1988 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xi, 366 p. : |

Number of Pages | 366 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL2395355M |

ISBN 10 | 0534083102 |

LC Control Number | 87025048 |

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