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A treatise of practical surveying; [microform] : which is demonstrated from its first principles. Wherein every thing that is useful and curious in that art, is fully considered and explained. Particularly three new and very concise methods for determining the areas of right-lined figures, arithmetically or by calculation, as well as the geometrical ones heretofore treated of. : The whole illustrated with copper-plates. / By Robert Gibson; teacher of the mathematics. ; With alterations and amendments, adapted to the use of American surveyors.

Author/Creator:
Gibson, Robert.
Publication:
Philadelphia: : Printed for Joseph Crukshank, no. 87, High-Street,, 1796.
Format/Description:
Microformat
vii, 288, [3], 90, [3], 60 p., 13 folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm. (8vo)
Edition:
The seventh edition.
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 47790.
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Subjects:
Surveying -- Tables.
Surveying.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Notes:
Edition statement transposed; precedes "By Robert Gibson ..." on title page.
Plates engraved by James Poupard.
"Mathematical tables: difference of latitude and departure: logarithms, from 1 to 10,000. Artificial sines, tangents, and secants."--[3], 90, [3], 60 p.; has separate title page, with imprint date of 1796. This title includes "Tables of latitude and departure ..." ([1], 90, [1] p.) with separate title page, also with imprint date of 1796. The Tables of latitude and departure are attributed to John Roberston.
Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 47790).
Cited in:
Bristol B9556
Shipton & Mooney 47790
Rink, E. Technical Americana, 2383
OCLC:
55809444