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Playfair, John 1748-1819

Overview
Works: 197 works in 591 publications in 3 languages and 5,151 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator
Classifications: QE26, 550
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Publications about John Playfair
Publications by John Playfair
Publications by John Playfair, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about John Playfair
 
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Most widely held works by John Playfair
Illustrations of the Huttonian theory of the earth; a facsimile reprint, with an introduction by George W. White by John Playfair( Book )
60 editions published between 1802 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,042 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 )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
A short, simple, and plain method of demonstrating the fifth book of Euclid's Elements by John Playfair( Book )
9 editions published between 1812 and 1815 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Outlines of natural philosophy being heads of lectures delivered in the University of Edinburgh by John Playfair( Book )
30 editions published between 1812 and 1894 in English and Undetermined and held by 197 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 172 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 )
21 editions published between 1800 and 1835 in English and held by 144 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 )
14 editions published between 1795 and 2005 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
James Hutton & Joseph Black : biographies by John Playfair( Book )
7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Letter to the author of the examination of Professor Stewart's short statement of facts, with an appendix by John Playfair( Book )
6 editions published in 1806 in English and held by 29 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 )
3 editions published in 1806 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Description of the slide of Alpnach by John Playfair( Book )
1 edition published in 1822 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Biographical account of James Hutton, M.D.F.R.S. Ed. by John Playfair( Book )
9 editions published between 1797 and 2011 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
On the Origin and Investigation of Porisms : from the Transact: of the R. Soc: of Edinb. by John Playfair( Book )
9 editions published between 1792 and 2005 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Euclidis Elementa by Euclid( Book )
2 editions published in 1795 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
John Playfair britisk matematikar
John Playfair britisk matematiker
John Playfair Brits wiskundige
John Playfair brittisk matematiker
John Playfair schottischer Mathematiker und Geologe
Джон Плейфеър
Плейфэр, Джон
جان پلی‌فیر ریاضی‌دان بریتانیایی
ჯონ პლეიფერი
约翰·普莱费尔
Languages
English (352)
French (12)
Spanish (1)
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