The Elements of Euclid, viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfth. The errors, by which Theon, or others, have long ago vitiated these books, are corrected; and some of Euclid's demonstrations are restored. Also the book of Euclid's Data, in like manner corrected. By Robert Simson ... To this 5th ed. are also annexed, Elements of plane and spherical trigonometry.
|Main Author:||Simson, Robert, 1687-1768.|
|Other Authors:||Euclid. , Euclid.|
Edinburgh, Printed for J. Nourse, London, and J. Balfour, Edinburgh, 1775.
A few errors in pagination.
Pages 289-304 bound out of order.
Notes, critical and geometrical, Data and The elements of plane and spherical trigonometry have special title-pages.
"Notes critical and geometrical; containing an account of those things in which this edition differs from the Greek text; and the reasons of the alterations which have been made. As also observations on some of the propositions": p. -362.
vii, -520 p.
3 fold. pl., diagrs.
|Original Classification Number:||QA451 .S6 1775|
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