**Conic Sections Treated Geometrically**

by W. H. Besant

**Publisher**: George Bell and Sons 1895**ISBN/ASIN**: 1110169841**Number of pages**: 367

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In the present Treatise the Conic Sections are defined with reference to a focus and directrix, and I have endeavoured to place before the student the most important properties of those curves, deduced, as closely as possible, from the definition.

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