The elements of Euclid; viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfth. The errors by which Theon, or others, have long vitiated these books, are corrected, and some of Euclid's demonstrations are restored. Also the book of Euclid's data, in like manner corrected. (Book, 1827) [WorldCat.org]
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The elements of Euclid; viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfth. The errors by which Theon, or others, have long vitiated these books, are corrected, and some of Euclid's demonstrations are restored. Also the book of Euclid's data, in like manner corrected. Preview this item
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The elements of Euclid; viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfth. The errors by which Theon, or others, have long vitiated these books, are corrected, and some of Euclid's demonstrations are restored. Also the book of Euclid's data, in like manner corrected.

Author: Robert Simson; Abram Robertson; Richard Newton Adams; Euclid.
Publisher: London, J. Collingwood, 1827.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : The 22d ed.View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
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Simson, Robert, 1687-1768.
Elements of Euclid; viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfth.
London, J. Collingwood; [etc., etc.] 1827
(OCoLC)568741078
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Simson; Abram Robertson; Richard Newton Adams; Euclid.
OCLC Number: 66741202
Notes: "In this ... edition ... the first six books and the eleventh and twelfth have been printed, with the additional references and corrections from the small edition of 1824; and the Notes and Euclid's Data, from the last octavo ... Short notices of the lives of Euclid, and of ... Dr. Simson, are now, for the first time, prefixed [p. ix-xii], and are chiefly drawn from Dr. Hutton's Mathematical dictionary."--Advertisement, signed: R.N. Adams.
"Notes, critical and geometrical; containing an account of those things in which this edition differs from the Greek text; and the reasons of the alterations which have been made, as also, observations on some of the propositions": pages [261]-332.
The Notes, the Data and The elements of plane and spherical trigonometry have special title pages with imprint: London, Printed for J. Collingwood, and the rest of the proprietors, 1827.
Description: xii, 513 pages including diagrams, 3 folded plates 22 cm
Responsibility: By Robert Simson. To which are added, the elements of plane and spherical trigonometry; and a treatise on the construction of the trigonometrical canon. Also a concise account of logarithms, by the Rev. A. Robertson.

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