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Geodæsia Improved [electronic resource]: Or, a New and Correct Method of Surveying Made Exceeding Easy. In Two Parts. Part I, Teacheth to Measure, Divide, and Delineate, Any Quantity of Land Both Accessible and Inaccessible, Whether Meadows, Pasture, Fields, Woods, Water, Commons, Forests, Manors, &C. By the Chain Only, Whose Dimensions Are Cast Up by the Pen, and Consequently Freed From the Errors of Estimation That Unavoidably Attend the Scale and Protractor. With Necessary Directions to Map Elegantly. Part II, Introduces Instruments, Trigonometry, Preparative Remarks on the Earth's Superficies; And Teacheth the Invaluable Method of Casting Up the Dimensions of Instruments by the Pen Several Ways, All Agreeing, &C. &C. With a Most Useful Appendix Concerning the Practical Methods of Measuring Timber, Hay, Marl Pits, Bricklayers and Plaisterers Work. The Whole Being Illustrated With Proper Definitions, Problems, Rules, Examples, Explanations, and Emblematical Types, Rendered Uncommonly Easy. By A. Burns, Teacher of the Mathematics in Tarporley, Cheshire

Burns, Arthur
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Chester : printed for the author, and sold by J. Poole in Chester; and by all other booksellers in Great-Britain and Ireland, MDCCLXXI. [1771]
Language
English
Description
[10], ii, [2], iv-x, 353, [3] p., V plates : ill.,maps ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • With a preliminary leaf of verse signed: Thomas Sadler, a list of subscribers and a final errata leaf.
  • The leaf of verse is possibly an insertion
  • 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 #).
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English Short Title Catalog, T146463.
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