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Book Information:

Author: Richard M. Weiss
Title: The structure of spherical buildings
Additional book information: Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2003, xiv+135 pp., ISBN 0-691-11733-0, $45.00

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Kenneth S. Brown
Affiliation: Cornell University
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 42 (2005), 395-400
MSC (2000): Primary 51E24; Secondary 20E42, 20F55
Published electronically: March 30, 2005
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