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The first six books of the Elements of Euclid, in which coloured diagrams and symbols are used instead of letters for the greater ease of learners

Author: Euclides.; Oliver Byrne; Werner Oechslin; Petra Lamers-Schütze
Publisher: Köln : Taschen, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Euclides; Euclid.; Oliver Byrne; Augustus De Morgan; Oliver Byrne; Augustus De Morgan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Euclides.; Oliver Byrne; Werner Oechslin; Petra Lamers-Schütze
ISBN: 9783836517751 3836517752
OCLC Number: 696027817
Notes: Full-color facsimile reproduction of Byrne's 1847 edition, accompanied by a volume of commentary.
The accompanying commentary volume contains two essays by Werner Oechslin; each essay is printed in the original German and in English and French translations. The English titles of the essays are: Euclid's geometry, (not) a Via Regia?; and, "To facilitate their acquirement" : Oliver Byrne's The first six books of the Elements of Euclid : didactic, colourful, and eccentric.
Description: 2 Bde : Ill ; 25 cm + 1 Kassette.
Other Titles: Elements of Euclid, in which coloured diagrams and symbols are used instead of letters for the greater ease of learners
Responsibility: by Oliver Byrne.

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