BOAS, RP: Lion Hunting and Other Mathematical Pursuits: A Collection of Mathematics, Verse, and Stories

Boas, Ralph P. Jr. Lion Hunting and Other Mathematical Pursuits: A Collection of Mathematics, Verse, and Stories (Dolciani Mathematical Expositions, Vol 15). Mathematical Association of America, 1995. ISBN: 088385323X. Unmarked text. Phone numbers on back end page. Soft corner crease on back cover. Good. Paperback. (#31056) $25.00

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In the famous paper of 1938, ‘A Contribution to the Mathematical Theory of Big Game Hunting’, written by Ralph Boas along with Frank Smithies, using the pseudonym H. W. O. P├ętard, Boas describes sixteen methods for hunting a lion. This marvelous collection of Boas memorabilia contains not only the original article, but also several additional articles, as late as 1985, giving many further methods.

Illustrated. 308p.

ADLER, I: A New Look at Geometry

Adler, Irving. A New Look at Geometry. Signet, 1967. Unmarked. Embossed on end page by previous owner. Very Good. Paperback. (#30917)

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Topics include Euclidean and non-Euclidean Geometries, Analytic Geometry, the role of Geometry in Physics, Projective Geometry, Differential Geometry and Topology.

Diagrams by Ruth Adler. 419p. Bibliography. Index. Answers to exercises.

IONE, A: Percept 2013 [Original Oil Painting]

Ione, Amy. Percept 2013 [Original Oil Painting, paintingIone, Amy. Percept 2013 [Original Oil Painting by Amy Ione]. Studio Ione, 2013. Original oil painting on canvas. Measures 16″x8″ Unframed, with painted edges. Wired for framing on back. Oil on Canvas. Sale includes a signed certificate of authenticity. New. Original Artwork. (#25649) $400.00

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This small abstraction mixes formal illusionistic devices with a more intuitive background composition.

Ione, Amy. Percept 2013 [Original Oil Painting, framing wire