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Creator:
Wyld, Samuel, author.
Title:
The practical surveyor, or, The art of Land-measuring made easy : shewing by plain and familiar rules, how to survey any piece of land whatsoever, by the plain-table, theodolite, or circumferentor, or, by the chain only : and how to protract, cast up, reduce, and divide the same : likewise, an easy method of protracting observations made with the meridian : and how to cast up the content of any plot of land, by reducing any multangular figure to one triangle : to which is added, an appendix, shewing how to draw buildings, &c. in perspective : of levelling : and also how to measure standing timber / by Samuel Wyld.
Alternate Title(s):
Practical surveyor
Art of land-measuring made easy
Edition:
The second edition, corrected and enlarged by a careful hand.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for H. Lintot, at the Cross-Keys, against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-Street, [approximately 1737]
Physical Description:
viii, 188, [4] pages, [7] folded leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TA544 .W95 1737
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
With two final leaves of tables.
The ornaments are those used by Henry Woodfall.
The work is listed in The monthly catalogue for July 1737 and in The gentleman's magazine.
"[Price Three Shillings.]"--Foot of title page.
Goldsmiths', 6748
ESTC, T109954
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary panelled calf.
Subject Terms:
Surveying -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1737.
Contributors:
Lintot, Henry, 1703-1758, publisher.
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