Talk:William Playfair

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Playfair's barchart[edit]

Is there any way to get a better series of scans of his work? These current ones are very grainy and, as in the pie chart one, the colors are nearly nonexistent. 68.39.174.238 (talk) 17:51, 27 July 2008 (UTC)

Sorry. It is the first bar chart ever created in history, and I am glad we even have a picture. -- Marcel Douwe Dekker (talk) 21:07, 27 July 2008 (UTC)
If the book still existed, I suspect a better scan could be taken (DARN my library doesn't have any of his works!). 68.39.174.238 (talk) 19:53, 30 August 2008 (UTC)