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Wyld, Samuel
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.
Additional Title(s):

Practical surveyor

Art of land-measuring made easy
The second edition, corrected and enlarged by a careful hand.
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
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TA544 .W95 1737
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
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.
Catalogue of the Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature, 6748
English short title catalogue, T109954
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary panelled calf.
Subject Terms:
Surveying -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings -- 1737.
Lintot, Henry, 1703-1758, publisher.

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