>> Look at: Elementary Geometry from an Advanced Standpoint, Third Edition >> [FACSIMILE] by Edwin Moise. It's the one I would use. Read the reviews >> on Amazon.com.
> I have that book at hand too, and like it. I think I bought it > originally because of the Amazon reviews that were posted > as of early 2001. It's approach is quite different, because it > starts out looking a lot like Landau's Grundlagen der Analysis,...
LOL. You're right. This text might be a bad gamble.
> and gets into geometry proper (mostly from an analytical point > of view rather than synthetic)
which is what the course should be about?!
> only after laying a foundation of the ordered field properties of the real > numbers. I would love to have anyone I know take a course in geometry > based on that textbook: I wonder if the program I know of would dare to > try it out?