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Book Information:

Title: The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus, British Museum 10057 and 10058, in two volume
Additional book information: Volume I. By Arnold Buffum Chace, with the assistance of Henry Parker Manning, and with a bibliography of Egyptian mathematics by Raymond Clare Archibald. [x]+210 pp., 1927. Royal 8vo. Volume II. By Arnold Buffum Chace, Ludlow Bull, and Henry Parker Manning, with a bibliography of Egyptian and Babylonian mathematics (supplement) by Raymond Clare Archibald, and a description of the mathematical leather roll in the British Museum, by S. R. K. Glanville. Mathematical Association of America, Oberlin, Ohio; xvi pp.+31 photographic plates +109 facsimile plates+109 facing pages of text, 12 pp. of bibliography +8 pp., 1929. Royal oblong folio. Price, $20.

Review Information:

Reviewer: David Eugene Smith
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 36 (1930), 166-170