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A Treatise in which The Elementary Properties of The Ellipse, Are Deduced from the Properties of the Circle, and Geometrically Demonstrated. SIGNED. by  Duke of: (Edward Adolphus Seymour): SOMERSET - Hardcover - from The Antique Map & Bookshop and Biblio.com

A Treatise in which The Elementary Properties of The Ellipse, Are Deduced from the Properties of the Circle, and Geometrically Demonstrated. SIGNED.

by SOMERSET, Duke of: (Edward Adolphus Seymour):

Condition: See description


London, John Murray, 1842 1st. Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In full blue polished calf leather binding, decorative gilt and raised banding to spine, maroon leather spine label lettered in gilt, decorative gilt paneled boards, gilt dentelles, marbled page edges and endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges and corners. Some handling marks to boards with some minor scratches to front. Binders stamp to front endpaper “HAYDAY.” Authors inscription to front “To Miss Shaw Stewart, with the Duke of Somerset’s kind and affectionate rememberances.” Some minor handling marks else a very clean and tight copy. 174pp. Illustrated with B&W diagrams.


  • Bookseller: The Antique Map & Bookshop GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 79688
  • Title: A Treatise in which The Elementary Properties of The Ellipse, Are Deduced from the Properties of the Circle, and Geometrically Demonstrated. SIGNED.
  • Author: SOMERSET, Duke of: (Edward Adolphus Seymour):
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: London, John Murray, 1842 1st
  • Keywords: MATHEMATICS SOMERSET, Duke of: Edward Adolphus Seymour, A Treatise in which The Elementary Properties of The Ellipse, Are Deduced from the Properties of the Circle, and Geometrically Demonstrated, SIGNED, John Murray, geometry, 1842 1st, full blue polish


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