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A Treatise Upon the Dendrometer [electronic resource]: A New-Invented Instrument for the More Certain and Ready Measurement of Standing Timber, by Inspection Only: For Facilitating the Practical Operations of Engineering, Land-Surveying, Levelling, Mineing, &C. And for Performing Mechanically the Various Cases of Plane Trigonometry, by a Short and Familiar Process, Without Calculation

Whittell, Thomas; Duncombe, John
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for the patentees: and sold by F. Newbery, in Ludgate-Street; J. Bennett, instrument-maker to their Royal Highnesses the Duke of Glocester and Duke of Cumberland, in Crown-Court, Soho; B. Cole, instrument-maker, in Fleet-Street; and T. Whittell, in Pater-Noster-Row. By whom subscriptions are received, [1768?]
Language
English
Description
[8], 15, [2], *12-*16, 17-86 p., plate : ill. ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • At head of title: 'By the King's patent'.
  • Issued with 'Tables of solid measure, for finding, by inspection, the quantity of timber in any tree, .. ' which is dated 1768.
  • As both p.78 and p.86 have the catch-word 'Tables', the appendix appears to have been added later.
  • The title page is followed by a dedication leaf, a preface leaf, and a leaf with the 'Terms of subscriptions.'.
  • With the monogram of Whittell and Duncombe on titlepage.
  • Dedication signed: Thomas Whittell, John Duncombe.
  • 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
Roscoe, A623
English Short Title Catalog, T3134.
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