Byrne’s Euclid

The First Six Books of The Elements of Euclid With Coloured Diagrams and Symbols

A reproduction of Oliver Byrne’s celebrated work from 1847 plus interactive diagrams, cross references, and posters designed by Nicholas Rougeux


About the project.

Learn about Byrne’s original publication and how this site was made including design, typography, and more.

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How it was made


Decorate your walls with a colorful detailed poster of every geometric illustration from Oliver Byrne’s colorful 1847 edition of Euclid’s Elements.

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Challenge yourself or someone else to assemble a puzzle of every geometric illustration.

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