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Drawing Geometry: A Primer of Basic Forms for Artists, Designers and Architects

By: ALLEN, JON

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 652

ISBN: 0863156088


Geometry is both elegantly simple and infinitely profound. Many professionals find they need to be able to draw geometric shapes accurately, and this unique book shows them how. It provides step-by-step instructions for constructing two-dimensional geometric shapes, which can be readily followed by a beginner, or used as an invaluable source book by students and professionals. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 652] View more info

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String Straight Edge and Shadow

By: DIGGINS, JULIA E

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 15537

ISBN: 1782504982


From the early peoples who marvelled at the geometry of nature - the beehive and bird's nest - to ancient civilisations who questioned beautiful geometric forms and asked 'why?', the story of geometry spans thousands of years. Using only three simple tools - the string, the straight-edge and the shadow - human beings revealed the basic principles and constructions of elementary geometry. Weaving history and legend, this fascinating book reconstructs the discoveries of mathematics's most famous figures. Through illustrations and diagrams, readers are able to follow the reasoning that ... View more info