A Book of Numbers - John GrantAshgrove Press, 1982, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper and onto the margins of the panels. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.
From the cover: “Look through any encyclopaedia for entries on numbers and you will be sorely disappointed. At best you might find entries for seven and 666. John Grant, who readily confesses that he is not a mathematician, has set out to remedy this glaring omission. The entries in this engaging and idiosyncratic book are arranged in strictly numerical order. The juxtaposition of curious facts thus produced is quite as fantastic as any alphabetical arrangement can yield.”
Size: 8¾" x 5½"
Number of Pages: 248