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EMERSON, William The Elements of Geometry, in which Theprincipal Propositions of Euclid, Archimedes, and others, aredemonstrated after the most easy manner. To which is added, A Collectionof useful Geometrical Problems. Also, the Doctrine of Proportion,Arithmetical and Geometrical. Together with a general Method of arguingby proportional Quantities.
London. Printed for F. Wingate, Successorto Mr. Nourse. 1794.
8vo, 20.2cm, viii,216p., with 14 folding plates,in contemporary full tree calf, gilt spine title on crimson moroccolabel, oval gilt library stamp in the bottom spine panel, stamp on rearendpaper, some wear on the edges and on the boards, front hinge expertlyrepaired, very good (ds1). ~ The second volume of "Emerson's Works".William Emerson (1701-1782) believed that arithmetic and geometry werethe main pillars of mathematics. A practical text with many exercisesand with a preface by the author.