Number Art: Thirteen 123s from Around the World
Four Winds Press, Jan 1, 1982 - Grammar, Comparative and general - 61 pages
Traces the development of the various number systems that have been used in the world, including the Arabic, Chinese, Egyptian, Gothic, Greek, Roman, and Sanskrit systems.
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