Lot 111 of 168:
Handsomely printed Euclid's Elements, 1705  

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Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Title:
[Elements, i.e.] The English Euclide, being the First Six Elements of Geometry, Translated out of the Greek, with Annotations and useful Supplements, by Edmund Scarburgh, M.A.

Author:
Euclid

Place:
Oxford

Publisher:
Printed at the Theater

Date:
1705

Description:

[12], 282 pp. Illustrated with diagrams. (Folio) 35.3x22.3 cm (13¾x8¾"), period paneled calf, rebacked with modern calf, spine lettered in gilt, new endpapers.

Handsomely printed edition of the opening books of Euclid's foundational work on geometry. A few old ink notations to the errata leaf. Ink ownership signature to half title. A large and stately edition of Euclid, very attractively designed and printed – a pleasure to read. Rare.


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Condition:
Light marginal stain to first ten or so leaves, very good or better condition, a tall, full-margined copy.


 
Item number:
308430
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