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The practical surveyor

S. W.

The practical surveyor

or, the art of land-measuring, made easy. Shewing by plain and practical rules, how to survey any piece of land ... To which is added, an appendix, shewing how to draw the plan of buildings, &c. ...

by S. W.

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Published by printed for J. Hooke: and J. Sisson, mathematical instrument-maker in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 307, no. 9.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxv,[1],182,[2]p.,plates
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17046207M

THE SURVEYOR'S GUIDE; OR, A TREATISE ON PRACTICAL LAND SURVEYING: LONDON: 4TH: $ VILLE, VON S.W. DER BAUER ALS LANDMESSER, ODER DIE PRACTISCHE FELDMESSKUNST: READING, PA: 1ST: pages and 6 plates on 2 fold-out leaves. This is the only known American surveying book printed in the German language. $ EATON, AMOS.


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