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EUCLID, (fl. 323--283 B.C.)
[Elements. English. Selections. 1781]
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 thse 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 sixth edition are also annexed, elements of plain and spherical trigonometry.
Edinburgh printed for J. Nourse, London, and J. Balfour, Edinburgh, 1781.
520 p., [3] fold. pl. : wdcut illus. ; 21.0 cm. (8º).

Simson's edition of Euclid was first published in 1756. ESTC t146409.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for £1 5s. on 9 June 1804. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.1.4).

Binding C18th tree calf, gilt roll-tooled spine, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 2213


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