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Playfair, John 1748-1819

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Works: 193 works in 559 publications in 2 languages and 4,632 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Textbooks 
Roles: Editor, Translator
Classifications: QE26, 550
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Illustrations of the Huttonian theory of the earth; a facsimile reprint, with an introduction by George W. White by John Playfair ( Book )
40 editions published between 1802 and 2011 in English and French and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
System of the earth, 1785. Theory of the earth, 1788. Observations on granite, 1794. Together with Playfair's Biography of Hutton by James Hutton ( Book )
4 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illustrations of the Huttonian theory of the earth. Edinburgh, Printed for Cadell and Davies, London, and W. Creech, Edinburgh, 1802 by John Playfair ( Book )
2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elements of geometry, containing the first six books of Euclid, with a supplement of the quadrature of the circle and the geometry of solids by John Playfair ( Book )
36 editions published between 1806 and 1875 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Outlines of natural philosophy being heads of lectures delivered in the University of Edinburgh by John Playfair ( Book )
32 editions published between 1812 and 1894 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short, simple, and plain method of demonstrating the fifth book of Euclid's Elements by John Playfair ( Book )
11 editions published between 1812 and 1815 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The works of John Playfair ... with a memoir of the author by John Playfair ( Book )
8 editions published between 1822 and 1971 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dissertation second, exhibiting a general view of the progress of mathematical and physical science, since the revival of letters in Europe by John Playfair ( Book )
24 editions published between 1800 and 1835 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elements of geometry by Euclid ( )
2 editions published in 1795 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Hutton & Joseph Black : biographies by John Playfair ( Book )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elements of geometry containing the first six books of Euclid, with a supplement on the properties of the circle, the intersections of planes and the geometry of solids by John Playfair ( Book )
8 editions published between 1814 and 1824 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elements of geometry containing the first six books of Euclid, with a supplement on the quadrature of the circle and the geometry of solids by Euclid ( Book )
8 editions published between 1806 and 1814 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elements of geometry : containing the first six books of Euclid, with two books on the geometry of solids. To which are added, Elements of plane and spherical trigonometry. by John Playfair ( Book )
2 editions published in 1795 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elements of geometry: containing the first six books of Euclid, with a supplement ... to which are added, elements of plane and sphericale trigonometry ... From the last London ed., enℓ by John Playfair ( Book )
7 editions published between 1855 and 1866 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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English (322)
French (11)
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