A fascinatinglook at graphs and diagrams from a historical and developmental perspective.
This was one of several books I bought on an Amazon buying binge. I had enough money to buy things that sounded cool and Amazon would just magically send them to me. A dangerous, dangerous combination for both my credit card and my book shelves.
Buying books this way is also a bit like playing the early levels of a video game again having leveled up your character to the max. It just becomes too easy to buy books and the excitement of finidng something weird and special in a bookshop becomes diminished.
[“A trout in the milk” is shorter version of the quote from Henry David Thoreau:
“Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk.”
Industrial action had led to a milk shortage and fears that the available milk was being watered down. ]