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Practical Geometry Applied to the Useful Arts of Building [electronic resource]: Surveying, Gardening and Mensuration; Calculated for the Service of Gentlemen as Well as Artisans, and Set to View in Four Parts. Containing, I. Preliminaries or the Foundations of the Several Arts Above-Mentioned. II. The Various Orders of Architecture, Laid Down and Improved From the Best Masters; With the Ways of Making Draughts of Buildings, Gardens, Groves, Fountains, &C. The Laying Down of Maps, Cities, Lordships, Farms, &C. III. The Doctrine and Rules of Mensuration of All Kinds, Illustrated by Select Examples in Building, Gardening, Timber, &C. IV. Exact Tables of Mensuration, Shewing, by Inspection, the Superficial and Solid Contents of All Kinds of Bodies, Without the Fatigue of Arithmetical Computation: To Which Is Annexed, an Account of the Clandestine Practice Now Generally Obtaining in Mensuration, and Particularly the Damage Sustained in Selling Timber by Measure. The Whole Exemplifi'd With Above 60 Folio Copper Plates, by the Best Hands. By Batty Langley

Langley, Batty
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for W. and J. Innys, J. Osborn and T. Longman, B. Lintot, J. Woodman and D. Lyons, C. King, E. Symon, and W. Bell, 1726.
Language
English
Description
[12], viii, 136 p., 41[i.e.40] plates ; 2⁰.
Notes
  • Titlepage in red and black.
  • The fortieth plate is misnumbered XLI.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T11863.
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