A 1960 four volume set, as comprehensive as it gets. For reference, study and amusement.
Includes amusements, puzzles and fancies by Lewis Carroll, Stephen Leacock, W. Rouse Ball, and others and chapters on mathematics in warfare, thinking machines, mathematics in art, literature and music, the vocabulary of mathematics, the laws of chance, and others. Selections from some of the greatest mathematical writings throughout history.
Numerous b/w illustrations.
In slipcase, which is slightly worn and has some very small areas of damage. Contents clean. Extra postage due to weight.