Plates to the Geometrical and Graphical Essays

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W. Glendinning for, and sold by W. and S. Jones, 1791 - Geometry - 16 pages
 

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who ever scanned this did not unfold the plates so about 1/2 of diagramatic plates are obscured. what a shame. I f I am ever in michigan I will have words with the library. what a waste. 3 stars for having 1/2 of it there.

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