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Book Information:

Author: A. F. Wells
Title: Three-dimensional nets and polyhedra
Additional book information: Wiley, New York, 1977, xii + 268 pp., $29.95.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: H. S. M. Coxeter
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 84 (1978), 466-470