Letters addressed chiefly to a young gentleman, upon subjects of literature including a translation of Euclid"s Section of the canon; and his Treatise on harmonic; with an explanation of the Greek musical modes, according to the doctrine of Ptolemy by Charles Davy

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Statementby Charles Davy....
ContributionsEuclid, fl.300 B.C.
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Letters, addressed chiefly to a young gentleman, upon subjects of literature: including a translation of Euclid's Section of the canon and his treatise on harmonic, with an explanation of the Greek musical modes, according to the doctrine of Ptolemy. Bury St. Edmonds: Printed.

Letters, addressed chiefly to a young gentleman, upon subjects of literature: including a translation of Euclid's Section of the canon; and his treatise on harmonic; with an explanation of the Greek musical modes, according to the doctrine of Ptolemy.

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