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A geometrical treatise of conic sections. In four books. To which is added a treatise on the primary properties of conchoids, the cissoid, the quadratrix, cycloids, the logarithmic curve, and the logarithmic, Archimedean, and hyperbolic spirals.

Author: Abram Robertson
Publisher: Oxford, At the Clarendon Press, 1802.
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Robertson, Abram, 1751-1826.
Geometrical treatise of conic sections.
Oxford, At the Clarendon Press, 1802
(OCoLC)742567327
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abram Robertson
OCLC Number: 11315930
Description: xii, 268 pages diagrams on 28 folded leaves of plates 22 cm
Contents: book 1. Containing general properties deduced from the cone --
book 2. Of the ellipse and hyperbola --
book 3. Of the parabola, the directrices of the sections, the alymptotes of the hyperbola, conjugate hyperbolas, and of hyperbolic sectors and trapezia --
book 4. Of similar sections, general properties, circles having the same curvature with the sections in given points, and of straight lines cut harmonically by the sections. This book also contains problems useful in the theory of astronomy, and methods of finding two mean proportionals and of trisecting an angle, by means of the sections.
Responsibility: By the Rev. Abram Robertson ...

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