The elements of Euclid
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The elements of Euclid viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfth. ... Also the book of Euclid"s data, in like manner corrected. By Robert Simson, ... To this ninth edition are also annexed elements of plain and spherical trigonometry. by

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Published by printed for E. Wingrove, London, and J. Balfour, Edinburgh in Edinburgh .
Written in English

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Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 8540, no.01).

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Number of Pages520
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Open LibraryOL19153337M

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