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Euclid (fl. ca. 300 BC), 1570.
The elements of geometrie of the most auncient philosopher Euclide of Megara faithfully (now first) translated into the Englishe toung by H. Billingsley, citizen of London; whereunto are annexed certaine scholies, annotations, and inventions, of the best mathematiciens, both of time past and in this our age; with a very fruitfull praeface made by M.I. Dee, specifying the chief mathematicall scieces, what they are, and whereunto commodious; where, also are disclosed certaine new secrets mathematicall and mechanicall, untill these our daies, greatly missed. London : Imprinted by Iohn Daye, 1570. QA31.E8 B6 1570

William Oughtred (1575-1660), 1647.
The key of the mathematicks new forged and filed: together with a Treatise of the resolution of all kinds of affected aequations in numbers. With the rule of compound usury; and demonstration of the rule of false position. And a most easie art of delineating all manner of plaine sun-dyalls. Geometrically taught, by Will. Oughtred.  [There are no copies of this work listed in WorldCat (or OCLC the Online Computer Library Caltagoue), yet there are two copies at American University. Only one has the portrait of Oughtred.]QA33 .O96 1647

Rene Descartes (1596-1650), 1649.
Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica. Lugduni Batavorum : Ex Officina Ioannis Maire, 1649. QA551 .D44 1649

Diophantus of Alexandria, 1670.
Diophanti Alexandrini Arithmeticorum libri sex, et De numeris multangulis liber unus ; cum commentariis C. G. Bacheti v. c. & obseruationibus d. P. de Fermat ... Accessit Doctrinae analyticae inuentum nouum, collectum ex varijs eiusdem d. de Fermat epistolis
, Tolosae: B. Bosc, 1670. AU: LIB Special Collections Rare: QA33.D24 B1 1670 .

Newton, Isaac (1642-1727), 1769.
Universal arithmetick: or, A treatise of arithmetical composition and resolution. Written in Latin by Sir Isaac Newton. Translated by the late Mr. Ralphson; and rev. and cor. by Mr. Cunn. To which is added, a treatise upon the measures of ratios, by James Maguire, A.M. The whole illustrated and explained, in a series of notes, by the Rev. Theaker Wilder
, London, Printed for W. Johnston, 1769. AU: LIB Special Collections Martin: QA35 .N564 .

Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718-1799), 1801
Analytical institutions in four books: originally written in Italian / By Donna Maria Gaetana Agnesi ... Tr. into English by the late Rev. John Colson ... Now first printed, from the translator’s manuscript, under the inspection of the Rev. John Hellins
, London : Printed by Taylor and Wilks, 1801. AU: LIB Special Collections: QA35 .A2.

L'Hospital, Guillaume (1661-1704), 1730.
The method of fluxions both direct and inverse: the former being a translation from the celebrated Marquis De L’Hospital’s Analyse des infinements petits / and the latter supply’d by the translator, E. Stone
, London: Printed for William Innys, 1730.  AU: LIB Special Collections Martin:  QA302 .S877 1730

Playfair, John (1748-181), 1814
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
, 2d American ed. with improvements.  Boston, Printed by T. B. Wait and Sons for F. Nichols, 1814.  AU: LIB Special Collections Martin:  QA451 .P6 1814

J.-L. (Jean-Louis) Boucharlat (d. 1848), 1828.
An elementary treatise on the differential and integral calculus. Cambridge : W. P. Grant, 1828. Translation of Elemens de calcul differentiel et de calcul integral. QA303 .B752 1828

Bézout, Etienne (1730-1783), 1836.
First principles of the differential and integral calculus, or The doctrine of fluxions, taken chiefly from the mathematics of Bézout, and translated from the French for the use of the students of the university at Cambridge, New England
, Boston, Hilliard, Gray & co., 1836. AU: LIB Special Collections Martin: QA303 .B57 1836

Euclid, edited by Byrne, Oliver (1810-1880), 1847.
The first six books of the elements of Euclid, in which coloured diagrams and symbols are used instead of letters for the greater ease of learners, London, W. Pickering, 1847.

Carroll, Lewis, (1832-1898), 1879. 
Euclid and his modern rivals, London, Macmillan and Co., 1879. QA28 .D6

S. C. (Sylvester Clark) Gould (1840-1909), 1888.
Bibliography on the polemic problem, What is the value of π, Manchester, N.H., 1888. 466 .G697 1888

Rufus Fuller, 1893
A double discovery. The square of the circle. Boston, MA, Printed for the author, 1893. QA467 .F96 1893

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