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Polyhedron models

Author: Magnus J Wenninger
Publisher: Cambridge, Eng. : University Press, 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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The author describes simply and carefully how to make models of all the known uniform polyhedra and some of the stellated forms. Fully illustrated with drawings and photographs, this is the first  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Magnus J Wenninger
ISBN: 0521098599 pbk. 9780521098595 pbk. 0521069173 9780521069175
OCLC Number: 1738087
Description: xii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface to 1978 reprint; Preface; Foreword; Introduction; mathematical classification; 1. The convex uniform polyhedra: the platonic and archimedean solids; 2. Some stellations and compounds; 3. Non-convex uniform polyhedra; Epilogue; References; List of models.
Responsibility: Magnus J. Wenninger.

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'The general effect of this book is to create a desire in the reader to become involved with these gracefully symmetrical figures; it is very pleasant reading indeed.' Science 'The photographs and Read more...

 
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