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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. New facsimile edition. Oliver Byrne. Benedikt Taschen Verlag GmbH, Cologne, 2013. Original edition published 2010 {Worldwide 139716}. 396 pp. with 48 col. ills. and color diagrams throughout. 26 x 22 cm. ISBN 9783836544719 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
Worldwide Number: 157833
Hardcover $39.99    

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