Euclid's elements of geometry by James Horne : manuscript

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Euclid's elements of geometry being an abbreviation of Mr. Cunn's edition of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 11th and 12th books, by James Horne : manuscript.  - [18--?]. 

3 cm of textual records.


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The fonds consists of one ms. copy (1 vol. 347 pp.) of Euclid's elements of geometry being an abbreviation of Mr. Cunn's edition of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 11th and 12th books in which the verbal demonstrations are greatly abridged and the figures for their elucidation laid down with accuracy, so as to be proved by scale and compass, by James Horne, son of Richard Horne, First Clerk of the Admiralty. Two bookplates, one of W.R.B. Osterholt and one of Henry Buxton Forman.

Notes

  • Title from contents of the fonds.
  • Extent is measured in linear metres of shelf space as occupied by the fonds.
  • Purchased in 1984 from Zeitlin & ver Brugge.

Call number: GA 331