The World of Mathematics: A Small Library of Mathematics from A'h-mose the Scribe to Albert Einstein, Presented with Commentaries and Notes By James R. Newman Hardcover 10 Printing Published 1956 by Simon and Schuster of New York. Four Volumes, blue cloth, gold stamp lettering on spine, top lock red, illustrated w/ b&w photographs and diagrams. 2535 pages across all volumes. There are white marks on the spine and pages that look like they have been caused by chlorine, though this is cosmetic and does not affect their usability - see photos. Light wear to corners, no marks or tears, the binding is tight, no sign of significant use. Beautiful coordinated design across all four spines. Overall solid set, looks great on the shelf.