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Title: Classic Hits: Six Books of Euclid
Authors: Oliver Byrne, Edited by Werner Oechslin
Publisher: Taschen
Year: 2010
ISBN: 9783836517751
Language: English, French, German

Red, yellow, blue – and of course black – are the colours that Oliver Byrne employs in 1847 for the figures and diagrams in his most unusual 1847 edition of Euclid whose entire title is 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.
Each proposition is set in Caslon italic, with a four-line initial, while the rest of the page is a unique riot of red, yellow and blue. On some pages, letters and numbers only are printed in colour.
This edition contains a 96-page paperbound booklet by Werner Oechslin, in three languages (English, French, and German), telling the story of editions of Euclid and about the Byrne edition in particular.
When Euclid meets Mondrian. Exceptional!!

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