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Oliver Byrne, 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: Werner Oechslin
Publisher: Köln : Taschen, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A geometry primer from the 19th century that simplifies Euclid's propositions.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Euclid.; Oliver Byrne; Oliver Byrne
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Werner Oechslin
ISBN: 9783836517751 3836517752
OCLC Number: 664135352
Language Note: In English, German and French.
Description: 95 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Euclid's geometry --
(not) a Via Regia? = Eiklids Geometrie --
(k)ein Königsweg? = La géométrie d'Euclide --
une voie royale? --
"To facilitate their acquirement": Oliver Byrne's The first six books of the elements of Euclid --
didactic, colourful, and eccentric = didaktisch, farbig und exzentrisch = didactique, coloré et excentrique.
Other Titles: 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
Elements of Euclid
Ersten sechs Bücher der Elemente von Euclid, in denen Diagramme und Symbole statt Buchstaben eingesetzt werden, um das Lernen zu erleichtern
Six premiers livres des elements d'Euclide, dans lesquels des diagrammes en couleur et des symboles sont utilisés au lieu de lettres pour assurer une plus grande facilité d'apprentissage
Responsibility: essay by Werner Oechslin = Die ersten sechs Bücher der Elemente von Euclid, in denen Diagramme und Symbole statt Buchstaben eingesetzt werden, um das Lernen zu erleichtern / essay von Werner Oechslin = Les six premiers livres des elements d'Euclide, dans lesquels des diagrammes en couleur et des symboles sont utilisés au lieu de lettres pour assurer une plus grande facilité d'apprentissage / essai par Werner Oechslin.

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