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Scarburgh (Scarborough), Edmund (Posthumously Publishing The Work Of His Father Charles Scarborough).
The English Euclide. Being the First Six Elements of Geometry, Translated Out of the Greek, With Annotations and Useful Supplements
Oxford: Printed at the Theatre, 1705. Very Good+ Very Good+ hardback First Edition in contemporary blind tooled calf, modern rebacking with new endpapers. Covers worn but intact. Half title and engraved title vignette present. Text diagrams. Small marginal stain last few leaves, text unaffected. Folio.  282 pp. Sir Charles Scarborough (1615-1694) was an English mathematician and physician. While at oxford, he was a student then friend of William Harvey. later a tutor of Christopher Wren. He was a a founding member of the Royal Society and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. The current work, prepared for publication by his son, was published posthumously. In it Scarborough corrected earlier editions and added commentary meant to elucidate Euclid's writing and thoughts.
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