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Apollonii Pergaei Conicorum libri octo : et Sereni Antissensis De sectione cylindri & coni libri duo.

By: Apollonius, of Perga.
Contributor(s): Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742 | Pappus, of Alexandria | Eutocius, of Ascalon | Serenus, Antinoensis.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxoniae : e Theatro Sheldoniano, 1710Description: 3 pt. in 1 v. : ill. ; 41 cm.Subject(s): Mathematics, Greek | Mathematics -- Early works to 1800 | Conic sections
Contents:
I. Conicorum libri Iv. priores cum Pappi Alexandrini Lemmatis et Eutocii Ascalonitae commentariis. Ex codd. mss. graecis edidit Edmundus Halleius -- II. Conicorum libri tres posteriores (sc. Vtus. VItus. & VIImus.) ex arabico sermone in latinum conversi, cum Pappi Alexandrini Lemmatis. Subjicitur liber conicorum octavus restitutus. Opera & studio Edmundi Halleii -- III. Sereni philosophi Antissensis De sectione cylindri et coni libri duo. Ex codd. mss. graecis edidit Edmundus Halleius.
List(s) this item appears in: Ancient Greek
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Engraved title vignette and frontispiece.

Pts. I and II, Greek and Latin in parallel columns; pt. II, Latin, with "Pappi Lemmata" in Greek and Latin, in parallel columns.

Signature of 'J Sutherland (?)' to verso of frontispiece; unidentified.

Armorial stamp of 'The Society of Writers to the Signet' to binding.

Annotated. Brief notae in both Latin and Greek in pencil to pp. 32-33; further notae and corrections to p. 104; p. 105-107; p. 137.

Bound in tan leather on wooden boards; triple line blind tooled frame with toothed cutting . Floral stamp within gilted frame on spine. Gilted board fore-edges; page fore-edges dyed red.

Red Science Museum Library stamp to title page, dated 31/10/1979.

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