Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Two Sangaku books from Mr. Horibe

I also got two nice books on Sangaku (算額) from Mr. Horibe.

The first one is a reprint of a famous Japanese math book (算法助術) originally published in the early 19th century.

A page from this book:

The second one is the catalog for an exhibition on Sangaku in Nagoya a few years ago (2005).

A page from this beautiful catalog:

Mr. Horibe said, however, very few people came to this exhibition.

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