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The story of numbers.

Author: Patricia Lauber; Mircea Vasiliu
Publisher: New York, Random House [1961]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells of early man's first need to count, the influence of agriculture and herding on the development of the tally, and numerical systems from Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, Rome, and India.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Lauber; Mircea Vasiliu
OCLC Number: 305710
Description: 80 pages illustrations 24 cm
Responsibility: Illustrated by Mircea Vasiliu.

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Tells of early man's first need to count, the influence of agriculture and herding on the development of the tally, and numerical systems from Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, Rome, and India.

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