Reading the Past : Mathematics and Measurement

By: Dilke, O.A.W.

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This fully illustrated book outlines the ancient systems of mathematics and measurement and describes how they were used in mapping, surveying, telling time, trade and commerce, as well as in leisure pursuits such as games and puzzles, and in the occult.

Title: Reading the Past : Mathematics and Measurement

Author Name: Dilke, O.A.W.

Categories: Book Ballast,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: Univ. California Press Berkeley: 1987

ISBN Number: 0520060725

ISBN Number 13: 9780520060722

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 000613I

Description: Minor wear to edges. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated Issued by British Museum, Vol 2 of a series

Keywords: MARITIME MISCELLANEA