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The elements of Euclid, viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfth. The Errors, by which Theon, or others, have long ago Vitiated these Books, are Corrected, And some of Euclid's Demonstrations are Restored. Also, the book of Euclid's data, in like manner corrected. By Robert Simson, M. D. Emeritus Professor of Mathematics in the University of Glasgow. To this edition are also annexed, elements of plane and spherical trigonometry.

M.DCC.LXXXI. [1781]
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Glasgow : printed and sold by Andrew Foulis, Printer To The University; sold also by Robert Cross, Near The College; James Duncan, Dunlop and Wilson, and by J. and W. Shaws, Booksellers, M.DCC.LXXXI. [1781]

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[8],466;[2],38p.,plates : ill. ; 8⁰.


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ESTC T134306
Gaskell, 648

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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