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Plates to Descriptive Geometry: Shades, Shadows and Linear Perspective

Author: Albert E. Church
Price: $20.00
Publisher: A. S. Barnes & Co
Publisher Location: New York
Book Condition: Good
Edition: Reprint
Pub Date: 1877
Printing of 1877. Shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, spine leather tender, some staining of the pages. First published in 1864 One of the if not the most influential mathematics instructors of the 19th century Church spent his entire academic career of 50 years at West Point from which he had graduated in 1828. Finding current math texts unsuitable he wrote four of his own for use at the academy: 1842 Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus; 1851 Elements of Analytical Geometry; 1864 Elements of Descriptive Geometry, with its Applications to Spherical Projections, Shades and Shadows, Perspective and Isometric Projections;1869 Plane and Spherical Trigonometry. Within a decade they were being adopted by many institutions of higher learning across the country.The current title, also first published in 1864 is a companion to Elements of Descriptive Geometry. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!