©1971, The Golem Press
1993 Ed. Barnes &Noble, Inc
Rating: 1 of 5 I will not finish reading this book.
I think this is a poorly written book. His history is uneven. He often makes statements that I think demand explanation, and his explanations are weak (kind of like this sentence). I do not follow his proofs. Much of this may be due to a lack of definitions. The figures do not help, because he refers to them in unclear (or even misleading) ways. I think the editor had no understanding of the topic. The editor was out of this league.
The author shows that this topic has the potential for an interesting book. However, this is not it. I have many other books to read, and will stop wasting my time on this one – right now.