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A Compendious System of Elementary Geometry in Seven Books: to which an eighth is annexed, containing such other propositions. subjoined is a Treatise of Plane Trigonometry by Dr. Robert Simson of Glasgow

Caldwell, Joseph; Simson, Robert

Published by Printed by William Fry, for the author, Philadelphia, 1822
Condition: Fair Hardcover
From Heartwood Books, A.B.A.A. (Charlottesville, VA, U.S.A.)

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The author was the first President of the University of North Carolina. This copy was owned by Robert A. T. Ridley, later a prominent Troup County, Georgia doctor and politician. A worn and partly incomplete copy of this rare American textbook. Many small stains, small tears and ink and pencil marks throughout. Lacks final page (solutions to problems); top torn from title page with no loss of text; lacks 2 fold out plates listed in Worldcat; word cut from page xi; page 211 has a chunk torn from the margin but no loss of text. Old full leather binding worn but attached and reasonably solid. Probably its first binding. 3 Worldcat holders. Bookseller Inventory # 15423

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Title: A Compendious System of Elementary Geometry ...

Publisher: Printed by William Fry, for the author, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1822

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition:Fair

Edition: First Edition

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