2 edition of **elements of Euclid** found in the catalog.

elements of Euclid

Alexander Ingram

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Published
**1819** by Printed by J. Pillans for Oliver and Boyd in Edinburgh .

Written in English

- Euclid"s Elements,
- Geometry,
- Trigonometry

**Edition Notes**

Statement | In which the errors of former editions are corrected, and their obscurities explained; also, many of the demonstrations are made shorter and more general, and several useful propositions added. Together with elements of plane and spherical trigonometry, and a treatise on practical geometry. With an appendix containing much important information, by Alex. Ingram. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA451 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 20, [9]-397, [1] p. |

Number of Pages | 397 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18970597M |

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