Elements of the geometry of planes and solids

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byFerdinand Rudolph Hassler

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ... WW ELEMENTS. OP THE GEOMETRY OP PLANES AND SOLIDS. WITH FOUR PLATES. BY F. R. HASSLER, F. A. P. S. RICHMOND. PUBLISHED BY THE AUTHOR. Shepherd & Co. Printer!. 1828. Eastern District of Virginia, to tuit: fie (t rememfcerrtf, That on the twelfth day of July, in the fifty-third year of the Independence of the 2 V$ £ United States of America, FERDINAND R. £) G& HASSLER, of the said District, hath deposi ted in this Office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit: "Elements of the Geometry of Planes and Solids. With four Plates. By F. B. Hassler, F. A. P. S." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled "An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned." R'D. JEFFRIES, Clerk of the Eastern District of Virginia. INTRODUCTION. Geometry, is that branch of Mathematics which treats of the magnitude and relation of figures, in the most general acceptation of the word. Its immediate subject is, therefore, Dimension, which it compasses in any form and magnitude that may be required; in order to represent exactly, or approximate as near as desired, any extension, surface or solid, presented in nature, or imagined with the view of application to nature, and the relations of which it determines. Elementary Geometry treats of these relations only as limited: higher Geometry determines them without reference to limitation. The first elements of Geometry take their rise in principles so strong and so simple as to be undeniable and self evident, before any scientific form is given to them. It, therefore, begins by a simple statement...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ... WW ELEMENTS. OP THE GEOMETRY OP PLANES AND SOLIDS. WITH FOUR PLATES. BY F. R. HASSLER, F. A. P. S. RICHMOND. P...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217467288

ISBN - 13:9780217467285

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