After learning either classics and arithmetic on the collage of Cambridge, Sir Thomas Little Heath (1861-1940) used his time clear of his task as a civil servant to submit many works as regards to historic arithmetic, either well known and educational. First released in 1926 because the moment variation of a 1908 unique, this publication comprises the 3rd and ultimate quantity of his three-volume English translation of the 13 books of Euclid's components, masking Books Ten to 13. This precise textual content may be of worth to someone with an curiosity in Greek geometry and the historical past of arithmetic.
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