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I Have a Photographic Memory

By: Halmos, Paul R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Mathematical Society: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2155411

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Light fading to spine. 1987 Soft Cover. Paul R. Halmos, eminent mathematician and brilliant expositor, is also a snapshot addict. Between 1943 and 1988, Halmos photographed mathematicians, their spouses, their brothers and sisters and other relatives, their offices, their dogs, and their carillon towers. From the 6000 or so photographs in his collection, Halmos has chosen about 600 for this book. The pictures are candid shots showing mathematicians just being themselves. The accompanying captions, in addition to identifying the subjects, contain anecdotes and bits of history that... View more info