Basic Design Theory and its Historical Development
With 238 Figures
Raymond N. Wilson
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Cover picture: Karl Schwarzschild, surrounded by, from left to right, Marin Mersenne, René Descartes, James Gregory, William Herschel, Ludwig von Seidel, George Ritchey, Henri Chrétien, Bernhard Schmidt. (From various sources acknowledged in the book.)
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