Lot 302
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BYRNE, OLIVER, THE FIRST SIX BOOKS OF THE ELEMENTS OF EUCLID, LONDON: 1847, ONLY EDITION

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  • The First Six Books of the Elements of Euclid, in which Coloured Diagrams and Symbols are used instead of Letters for the Greater Ease of Learners. London: William Pickering, 1847
Small 4to (9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.; 24 x 19 cm). Profusely illustrated throughout with color-printed diagrams in red, blue, and yellow, woodcut headpieces and initials; foxing, some offsetting. Publishers drab boards, paper label to upper board, green linen spine; edges rubbed, corners bumped, spine sunned, some fraying to head and tail of spine.  In green half morocco clamshell case, spine gilt lettered.
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