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The thirteen books of Euclid's Elements

Author: Euclid; Thomas Little Heath, Sir; J L Heiberg
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, [2014] ©1926
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second edition, revised with additions.; First paperback edition 2014View all editions and formats

Sir Thomas Little Heath used his time away from his job as a civil servant to publish many works on the subject of ancient mathematics. First published in 1926, this book contains the final volume of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Euclid; Thomas Little Heath, Sir; J L Heiberg
ISBN: 9781107480421 1107480426 9781107480469 1107480469 9781107480506 1107480507
OCLC Number: 920679468
Notes: "First published 1926."
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Book X: Introductory note; Definitions I; Propositions 1-47; Definitions II; Propositions 48-84; Definitions III; Propositions 85-115; Ancient extensions of theory of Book X; Book XI: Definitions; Propositions; Book XII: Historical note; Propositions; Book XIII: Historical note; Propositions; Appendix I. The so-called 'Book ZIV' (by Hypsicles); Appendix II. Note on the so-called 'Book XV'; General index: Greek; General index: English.
Other Titles: Elements.
Responsibility: translated from the text of Heiberg with introduction and commentary by Sir Thomas L. Heath.


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