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The commercial and political atlas and Statistical breviary

Author: William Playfair; Howard Wainer; Ian Spence
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
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William Playfair's revolutionary Atlas showed how much could be learned if one plotted data atheoretically and looked for suggestive patterns. This full colour reproduction of two of his classic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Early works
Statistics
Statistics Early works to 1800
Early works to 1800
Statistiques Ouvrages avant 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Playfair, William, 1759-1823.
Commercial and political atlas and Statistical breviary.
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)777007200
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Playfair; Howard Wainer; Ian Spence
ISBN: 0521855543 9780521855549
OCLC Number: 123236645
Notes: A full color reproduction of the Atlas, 3rd. ed., and of the Breviary, both published in London by J. Wallis, 1801.
Description: viii, 35, xv, 96, 64 pages, 17 unnumbered leaves of plates, [7] folded leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction Howard Wainer and Ian Spence; The Commercial and Political Alas; The Statistical Breviary.
Other Titles: Playfair's Statistical breviary
Statistical breviary
Responsibility: William Playfair ; edited and introduced by Howard Wainer, Ian Spence.

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