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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
ISSN 1088-9485(online) ISSN 0273-0979(print)

About the cover: Billingsley's Euclid in English


Authors: Gerald L. Alexanderson and William S. Greenwalt
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 49 (2012), 163-167
Published electronically: October 25, 2011
MathSciNet review: 2869011
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Additional Information

Gerald L. Alexanderson
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053-0290
Email: galexand@math.scu.edu

William S. Greenwalt
Affiliation: Department of Classics, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053-0275
Email: wgreenwalt@scu.edu

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-2011-01365-9
PII: S 0273-0979(2011)01365-9
Published electronically: October 25, 2011
Additional Notes: Thanks to Leonard F. Klosinski for his technical assistance in scanning the title page and for lending us his copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle.
Article copyright: © Copyright 2011 American Mathematical Society