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Elements of geometry containing the first six books of Euclid, with a supplement of the quadrature of the circle and the geometry of solids; to which are added elements of plane and spherical trigonometry. by John Playfair

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Published by F. Nichols in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Euclid"s Elements,
  • Trigonometry

Book details:

Edition Notes

Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms (n.d.) (American Culture Series, Reel 386.10)

StatementBy John Playfair.
SeriesAmerican culture series -- 386.10.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, [17]-333 p.
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17811812M
OCLC/WorldCa6769719

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