By Euclid; Thomas Elrington [ed.]
Dublin   Richard Milliken and Son
9" by 5.5" iv, 183pp.
A scarce ninth Milliken edition of Euclid's first six books of elements with notes.
By Euclid; Thomas Elrington [ed.]

1829 The First Six Books of Euclid, with Notes

Dublin   Richard Milliken and Son
9" by 5.5" iv, 183pp.
A scarce ninth Milliken edition of Euclid's first six books of elements with notes.
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Folding Plates, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

Containing the first six books of Euclid's mathematical elements which established the foundations of geometry in the nineteenth century with notes. The ninth edition published by Richard Milliken. Dedication to the reader by Thomas Elrington. 

Translated from the last Latin edition. Featuring seven folding tables. Collated, complete.

Condition

In the original publisher's full cloth binding. Externally a trifle worn with shelf wear, bumped to head and tail of spine and extremities, damp marks to spine, back strip faded. Robert Montgomery Convoy's bookplate to front pastedown, ink inscription to title page. Internally, binding tender, split in places. Minor staining mark to first few leaves, affecting margins only. Marginal annotations in pencil by a previous owner throughout.

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