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A Treatise on Surveying, Containing the Theory and Practice: To Which is Prefixed a Perspicuous System of Plane Trigonometry

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A Treatise on Surveying, Containing the Theory and Practice: To Which is Prefixed a Perspicuous System of Plane Trigonometry

by Gummere, John (1784-1845)

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Philadelphia: Kimber and Sharpless, 1843. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. John Gummere though self-taught was one of the most eminent mathematicians of during the late 18th and early 19th century in the United States. He was a keen astronomer and one of the founders of Haverford College in Pennsylvania. His surveying Treatise was an influential book for civil engineering. ---------------- Bound in full mottled calf a bit of damp-staining on front fore edge; gilt titling on an affixed label. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, The text is clean though toned. Moderate shelf handling wear with rubbing on the edges. 8vo; 8.75 inches tall; 152 pages with called for folding charts at the rear. 14th Edition Revised and Enlarged by the Addition of Articles on the Theodolite, Leveling and Topography..

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Blind Horse Books [ABAA - FABA] US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
012382
Title
A Treatise on Surveying, Containing the Theory and Practice: To Which is Prefixed a Perspicuous System of Plane Trigonometry
Author
Gummere, John (1784-1845)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
None Issued
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Kimber and Sharpless
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date Published
1843

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