By Eli Maor, Eugen Jost
If you've ever proposal that arithmetic and paintings don't combine, this beautiful visible heritage of geometry will switch your brain. As a lot a piece of paintings as a booklet approximately arithmetic, Beautiful Geometry provides greater than sixty beautiful colour plates illustrating quite a lot of geometric styles and theorems, followed via short money owed of the interesting background and other people at the back of every one. With art by way of Swiss artist Eugen Jost and textual content through acclaimed math historian Eli Maor, this distinctive party of geometry covers various topics, from straightedge-and-compass structures to exciting configurations regarding infinity. the result's a pleasant and informative illustrated travel throughout the 2,500-year-old heritage of 1 of crucial and lovely branches of arithmetic.