First Principles of Symmetrical Beauty
by David Ramsay Hay
Publisher: W. Blackwood and sons 1846
Number of pages: 305
From the table of contents: Nature of the science of aesthetics explained; Plane figures the bases of all forms; The isosceles triangle; Universal application of the composite ellipse in the arts of ornamental design; and more.
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by Igor Pak - UCLA
This book is aimed to be an introduction to some of our favorite parts of the subject, covering some familiar and popular topics as well as some old, forgotten, sometimes obscure, and at times very recent and exciting results.
by E.H. Askwith - Cambridge University Press
The book does not assume any previous knowledge of the Conic Sections, which are here treated on the basis of the definition of them as the curves of projection of a circle. Many of the properties of the Conic Sections are proved quite simply.
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Contents: Coordinate Systems in the Plane; Plane Symmetries or Isometries; Lines; Polygons; Circles; Conics; Special Plane Curves; Coordinate Systems in Space; Space Symmetries or Isometries; Directions, Planes and Lines; Polyhedra; Spheres; etc.
by W. H. Besant - George Bell and Sons
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.