The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements: The Works of Archimedes Including the Method. On conic sections. Introduction to arithmetic
The thirteen books of Euclid's Elements. [Translated by Sir Thomas Health] -- The works of archimedes, including the method. [Translated by Sir Thomas L. Health] -- On conic sections, by apollonius of Perga. [ Translated by R. Catesby Taliaferro] -- Introduction to arithmetic, by Nichomachus of Gerasa. [Translated by Martin L. D'Ooge].
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