The Practical Surveyor

The Practical Surveyor

Shewing, Ready and Certain Methods for Measuring, Mapping and Adorning All Sorts of Lands and Waters, by the Several Instruments Now in Use: Particularly, of A New Theodolite ; Very Convenient to Be Used by Those Who Are Resolved to Be Accurate, as Well as Expeditious. Together, With Its Use in Drawing the Perspective Appearance of A Gentleman's Seat. Also, the Use Thereof in Levelling, Measuring Timber Standing; And, by A Sliding Rule Improved, All Timbers, Shrubs, &c. Likewise, The Description and Use of An Universal Dial, Whereby the Hour of the Day, Sun's Azimuth, Altitude, &c. With the Variation of the Compass, Is Readily Observ'd, to the Greatest Exactness. By John Hammond

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Publisher: London : printed for T. Heath, mathematical-instrument-maker, at the Hercules, next the Fountain-Tavern in the Strand, M.DCC.XXXI. [1731]
Edition: The second edition, carefully revised, corrected and enlarged with the addition of an appendix, .. By Samuel Warner
Characteristics: viii,[8],189,[3]p.,plates ; 8⁰


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