geometry

Rare Book of the Month: The First Six Books of the Elements of Euclid, by Oliver Byrne (1847)

THIS WORK has a greater aim than mere illustration; we do not introduce colours for the purpose of entertainment, or to amuse by certain combinations of tint and form, but to assist the mind in its researches after truth, to increase the facilities of instruction, and to diffuse permanent knowledge. Oliver Byrne (ca. 1810-1890) was... more