Complete Treatise on the Mensuration of Timber: Containing, Besides All the Rules Usually Given on the Subject, Some New & Interesting Improvements; Particularly the New, Expeditious and Very Accurate Method of Calculating the Contents of Square & Round Timber: with the Description of the Sliding Rule and Gunther's Scale, So Far as They Relate to this Art
Wright, Wilbur & Stockwell, 1805 - Business mathematics - 87 pages
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