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Playfair, John 1748-1819

Overview
Works: 193 works in 580 publications in 2 languages and 4,773 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator
Classifications: QE26, 550
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Most widely held works about John Playfair
 
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Most widely held works by John Playfair
Illustrations of the Huttonian theory of the earth; a facsimile reprint, with an introduction by George W. White by John Playfair( Book )
43 editions published between 1802 and 2011 in English and French and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
System of the earth, 1785. Theory of the earth, 1788. Observations on granite, 1794. Together with Playfair's Biography of Hutton by James Hutton( Book )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Outlines of natural philosophy being heads of lectures delivered in the University of Edinburgh by John Playfair( Book )
32 editions published between 1812 and 1894 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short, simple, and plain method of demonstrating the fifth book of Euclid's Elements by John Playfair( Book )
11 editions published between 1812 and 1815 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The works of John Playfair ... with a memoir of the author by John Playfair( Book )
8 editions published between 1822 and 1971 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dissertation second, exhibiting a general view of the progress of mathematical and physical science, since the revival of letters in Europe by John Playfair( Book )
23 editions published between 1800 and 1835 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elements of geometry by Euclid( )
2 editions published in 1795 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Réédition du livre de géométrie par excellence. On a opté pour une traduction libre s'attachant plus à rendre l'esprit que la lettre du texte, ce qui rend la lecture plus aisée et plus agréable. Le texte grec est celui établi par Heiberg, mais sans son imposant appareil critique. La dernière édition française complète remontait au début du XIXe siècle
James Hutton & Joseph Black : biographies by John Playfair( Book )
7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elements of geometry containing the first six books of Euclid, with a supplement on the properties of the circle, the intersections of planes and the geometry of solids by John Playfair( Book )
8 editions published between 1814 and 1824 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elements of geometry containing the first six books of Euclid, with a supplement on the quadrature of the circle and the geometry of solids by Euclid( Book )
8 editions published between 1806 and 1814 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elements of geometry : containing the first six books of Euclid, with two books on the geometry of solids. To which are added, Elements of plane and spherical trigonometry. by John Playfair( Book )
2 editions published in 1795 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biographical Account of James Hutton, M.D. F.R.S. Ed by John Playfair( Book )
8 editions published between 1797 and 2011 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letter to the author of the examination of Professor Stewart's short statement of facts, with an appendix by John Playfair( Book )
6 editions published in 1806 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elements of geometry: containing the first six books of Euclid, with a supplement ... to which are added, elements of plane and sphericale trigonometry ... From the last London ed., enℓ by John Playfair( Book )
6 editions published between 1855 and 1866 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Description of the slide of Alpnach by John Playfair( Book )
1 edition published in 1822 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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English (345)
French (13)
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