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THE FIRST SIX BOOKS OF THE ELEMENTS OF EUCLID/DIE ERSTEN SECHS BUCHER DER ELEMENTE VON EUKLID/LES SIX PREMIERS LIVRES DES ELEMENTS D'EUCLIDE. Facsimile edition. Oliver Byrne. Essay by Werner Oechslin. Benedikt Taschen Verlag GmbH, Cologne, 2010. Two volumes. Vol. 1: 148 pp. with 48 col. ills. Vol. 2 (Facsimile of the Famous First Edition of 1847): 298 pp. with color diagra ISBN 9783836517751 Trilingual in English, German and French; facsimile in English only.
Presents a facsimile of Oliver Byrne's 1847 edition of 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, which stands as a remarkable example of Victorian printing; and includes an introduction by Swiss art historian Werner Oechslin.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — 1800-1900 — Graphic Arts (Prints)
Plans: 73,42
Worldwide Number: 139716
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