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Practical geometry applied to the useful arts of building, surveying, gardening and mensuration ... 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. And set to view in four parts ... The whole exemplifi'd with above 60 folio copper plates, by the best hands / By Batty Langley.

  • Langley, Batty, 1696-1751.
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1726
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Publication/Creation

London : Printed for W. & J. Innys, J. Osborn and T. Longman, B. Lintot [etc.], 1726.

Physical description

6 unnumbered leaves, viii, 136 pages, folded plates (including tables XLI (i.e. 40) ; (folio)

Notes

Title in red and black; head- and tail-pieces; initials.
Copy 1 Note: T.p. mentions 'above 60' plates but evidently some have been combined to make a total of 40 (correct, according to the preface.) Last plate misnumbered XLI; plate X wanting.

References note

ESTC T11863

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  • English


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