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The thirteen books of Euclid's Elements,

Author: Euclid.; Thomas Little Heath, Sir
Publisher: New York, Dover Publications [1956]
Series: Dover classics of science and mathematics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d ed., rev. with additionsView all editions and formats
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This is the definitive edition of one of the very greatest classics of all time - the full Euclid, not an abridgement. Utilizing the text established by Heilberg, Sir Thomas Heath encompasses almost 2500 years of mathematical and historical study upon Euclid. This unabridged republication of the original enlarged edition contains the complete English text of all 13 books of the Elements, plus a critical apparatus  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Euclid.
Thirteen books of Euclid's Elements.
New York, Dover Publications [1956]
(OCoLC)624470499
Named Person: Euclide
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Euclid.; Thomas Little Heath, Sir
ISBN: 0486600882 9780486600888 0486600890 9780486600895 0486600904 9780486600901
OCLC Number: 355237
Notes: "An unabridged and unaltered republication of the second edition [published in 1926]."
Description: 3 volumes facsimile, diagrams 22 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Introduction and books I, II --
v. 2. Books III-IX --
v. 3. Books X-XIII and appendix.
Series Title: Dover classics of science and mathematics.
Other Titles: Elements.
Responsibility: translated from the text of Heiberg, with introd. and commentary by Sir Thomas L. Heath.

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This is the definitive edition of one of the very greatest classics of all time - the full Euclid, not an abridgement. Utilizing the text established by Heilberg, Sir Thomas Heath encompasses almost 2500 years of mathematical and historical study upon Euclid. This unabridged republication of the original enlarged edition contains the complete English text of all 13 books of the Elements, plus a critical apparatus which analyzes each definition, postulate, and proposition in great detail. It covers textual and linguistic matters; mathematical analyses of Euclid's ideas; classical, medieval, Renaissance, modern commentators; refutations, supports, extrapolations, reinterpretations, and historical notes, all given with extensive quotes. -- from back cover.

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