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EUCLID, (fl. 323--283 B.C.)
[Elements. Latin. Selections. 1723]

Euclidis Elementorum libri priores sex, item undecimus & duodecimus. Ex versione Latina Federici Commandini. Quibus accedunt trigonometriæ planæ & sphæricæ elementa. Item tractatus de natura & arithmetica logarithmorum. In usum juventutis academicæ.
Oxoniae e Theatro Sheldoniano. Impensis Rich. Clements bibliop. Oxon. Prostat apud J. Knapton & C. Rivington bibliop. in Lond., 1723.
[8], 230, [2], 76 p., [2] fold. pl. : wdcut illus. ; 19.4 cm. (8º)

With imprimatur on title-page verso dated March 25, 1715. The final leaf of the main text contains a list of books published by Richard Clements. The work on trigonometry has separate pagination and register, and a separate title-page with the imprint of Richard Clements dated 1723, reading 'Trigonometriæ Planæ & Sphæricæ Elementa. ...' Three of the illustrations have moving flaps tipped-on as overlays. ESTC t147299.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front paste-down Ex Libris with the name erased and below it E. Cole, and in another hand (?) Ch=Ch=. Also inscribed in pencil with the number 4366 which is also lettered in ink on the spine. The rear paste-down has four rough outlines in pencil of a human profile. This copy lacks the advertisement leaf after p. 76 (of the work on trigonometry?) called for in ESTC.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, blind-ruled borders, roll-tooled in blind along the spine, tan morocco spine label.

Reference Number 2208


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