Alan
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List of 'good' geometry textbooks
Posted:
Jul 22, 2001 5:25 PM


Thanks for all your input. Below is a list of geometry textbooks that have been recommended as 'good'. These recommendations were based on the book being targeted for high school honors/college level and one that rigorously covers Euclidian geometry with the major emphasis on formal proof. I am planning on reviewing all these books and will post my biased opinion rating each book.
If you would like to add a book to the list, feel free!
Thanks, Alan Sagan
Here is the list:  Essentials of Geometry for College Students Arnold R. Steffensen, Northern Arizona University L. Murphy Johnson, Northern Arizona University Margaret L. Lial, American River College Publisher: AddisonWesley Copyright: 1990 Format: Cloth, 431 pp ISBN: 0673384195 AddisonWesley Pub Co; ISBN: 0201508672  Geometry by Moise, Downs Hardcover (January 1991) AddisonWesley Pub Co; ISBN: 0201253356  Geometry for Enjoyment & Challenge Rhoad, Milauskas, Whipple Hardcover (June 1991) McDougal Littell & Co; ISBN: 0866099654  Geometry by Harold R. Jacobs (Editor) Hardcover  668 pages 2nd edition (January 1987) W H Freeman & Co.; ISBN: 071671745X ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.28 x 10.23 x 7.86  College Geometry: A Problem Solving Approach with Applications, 1/e Gary L. Musser, Oregon State University Lynn Trimpe Copyright 1994, 528 pp. ISBN 0023854502  Geometry : Ancient and Modern by John R. Silvester Paperback (June 2001) Oxford Univ Press; ISBN: 0198508255

