Famous Problems of Elementary Geometry
by Felix Klein
Publisher: Ginn and Co. 1897
Number of pages: 108
Professor Pelix Klein presented in this book a discussion of the three famous geometric problems of antiquity -- the duplication of the cube, the trisection of an angle, and the quadrature of the circle, as viewed in the light of modern research.
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