The Elements of Euclid; Chiefly from the text of Dr Simson; Adapted to Elementary Instruction by the Introduction of Symbols. By a Member of The University of Cambridge.

  • Euclid; [Jackson Muspratt Williams]
  • London: Charles Tilt 1827


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8vo, pp. x, [ii], 382, [2]. Untrimmed in original blue boards backed in white paper, printed paper label to spine. Binding a little soiled, spine darkening, stain to rear board and endpapers, spine splitting in one place, front hinge weak but cords holding. folded sheet of contemporary calculations loosely inserted, pencil ownership inscription of John Coll Senhouse to flyleaf.


An adaptation from Robert Simson's celebrated edition of Euclid by Rev. Jackson Muspratt Williams (1802-1832), who left England for India to undertake missionary work in 1829, dying in Chennai three years later.

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