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Gaspard Monge's Descriptive Geometry

Author(s): 
Frank Swetz, Victor Katz

This is the title page to the 1811 edition of the Descriptive Geometry of Gaspard Monge (1746-1818).  This book deals with methods for representing three-dimensional objects in two dimensions.  It was written to accompany Monge's courses at the Ècole Polytechnique in Paris. 

From the Rare Book and Manuscript Collection at Columbia University.

Part of the Mathematical Treasures section of Loci: Convergence.

 

 

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Frank Swetz, Victor Katz, "Gaspard Monge's Descriptive Geometry," Loci (November 2008)

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