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The Elements of geometrie of the most auncient philosopher Evclide of Megara. Faithfully (now first) translated into the Englishe toung by H. Billingsley ... Whereunto are annexed certaine scholies, annotations, and inuentions of the best mathematiciens ... With a very fruitfull praeface made by M. I. Dee ..

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Author:
Euclid  Search this
Billingsley, Henry Sir d. 1606  Search this
Dee, John 1527-1608  Search this
Candale, Franc╠žois de Foix comte de 1502-1594  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[28], 464 l. illus. 33 cm
Type:
Early works to 1800
Date:
1570
[1570]
Notes:
First edition of the first complete English translation.
Engraved t.p.
Many errors in numbering of leaves.
Some of the illustrations are movable overslips, forming three-dimensional models.
Portrait of the printer, J. Daye, above the imprint on last page.
"The sixtenth booke of the Elementes of geometrie, added by Flussas": leaves 445-464.
Also available online.
Herald of Science, no. 100A.
Dibner gift.
Elecresource
Topic:
Geometry  Search this
Classification of sciences  Search this
Call number:
QA31 .E86 E1570
QA31.E86 E1570
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_77260