Comprehensive treatise on land surveying, comprising the theory and practice in all its branches: in which the use of the various instruments employed in surveying, levelling, &c. is clearly elucidated by practical examples
Printed for Silvester Doig & Andrew Stirling ... by John Brown, 1812 - Technology & Engineering - 248 pages
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