The Elements of Geometry, in which The principal Propositions of Euclid, Archimedes, and others, are demonstrated after the most easy manner. To which is added, A Collection of useful Geometrical Problems. Also, the Doctrine of Proportion, Arithmetical and Geometrical. Together with a general Method of arguing by proportional Quantities. William EMERSON.

The Elements of Geometry, in which The principal Propositions of Euclid, Archimedes, and others, are demonstrated after the most easy manner. To which is added, A Collection of useful Geometrical Problems. Also, the Doctrine of Proportion, Arithmetical and Geometrical. Together with a general Method of arguing by proportional Quantities.

London. Printed for F. Wingate, Successor to Mr. Nourse. 1794. Hardcover. 8vo, 20.2cm, viii,216p., with 14 folding plates, in contemporary full tree calf, gilt spine title on crimson morocco label, oval gilt library stamp in the bottom spine panel, stamp on rear endpaper, some wear on the edges and on the boards, front hinge expertly repaired, very good (ds1). ~ The second volume of "Emerson's Works". William Emerson (1701 1782) believed that arithmetic and geometry were the main pillars of mathematics. A practical text with many exercises and with a preface by the author. Item #35376

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