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JACK, Richard (fl. 1742--50)
Elements of conic sections in three books; in which are demonstrated the principal properties of the parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola. By Richard Jack, teacher of mathematicks in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh printed by Tho. Wal. and Tho. Ruddimans, 1742.
[4], xi, [1], 331, [1] p., [9] fold. pl. ; 20.1 cm. (8º)

ESTC t140561.

Copy Notes Bought at the sale of the late architect and antiquary James Cavanah Murphy (1716--1814) for 5s. on 18 December 1814 with other books and prints to the value of £27, paid by draft dated 19 December. (Spiers Box, Miscellaneous booksellers). Some of the errata (p. [xii]) have been corrected in pencil in the text.

Binding C18th half sprinkled calf, thick gilt double-rule spine, marbled-paper boards, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 2516


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