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A compleat body of surveying : formerly publish'd by Vincent Wing, Math. now much augmented and improv'd; with an appendix thereunto subjoin'd, shewing the whole art of surveying by a new instrument, called the emperial table; performing exactly in all respects, and in all cases that can possibly happen in the practical part of surveying, the work of the theodolite, circumferentor, semi-circle, chard and needle. With the description and use of a new quadrant. To which is added by way of supplement, Scientia stellarum: containing new and accurate tables of the planetary motions, whereby the planets places both in longitude and latitude, the places of the fix'd stars, with the eclipses of the luminaries, are more easily attain'd, than by any yet extant. / By John Wing, math.

Author/Creator:
Wing, Vincent, 1619-1668.
Other Title:
Art of surveying
Divisional title following book III: Canon triangulorum
Stella stellarum
Publication:
London : printed for A C. and sold by W. Taylor at the Ship in Pater-Noster-Row [1699]
Series:
Early English books online
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource ([8], 384, 134 pages, [6] leaves of plates) : illustrations, tables
Subjects:
Surveying -- Early works to 1800.
Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Notes:
Preface dated at end: November 27th, 1699; date of publication from Wing.
Another edition of this compilation, dated 1700, appears to have the same text and arrangement under the title: Geodætes practicus redivivus.
Books 5-7 of "The art of surveying" have been much revised and augmented by John Wing.
Books 3-7 of "The art of surveying" have separate title pages, dated 1699; pagination and register are continuous.
"An appendix to the art of surveying" by John Wing, which follows book 4, has separate title page, dated 1699; pagination and register are continuous.
"Scientia stellarum: or, The starry science exposed in the calculation of the planets places" has a separate title page, dated 1699, and pagination; register starts with quire 4A.
Includes advertisement.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 2103:34) s1999 miun s
Cited in:
Wing (2nd edition) W2987A
Contributor:
Wing, John, 1643-1726.
Wing, John, 1643-1726.
Wing, John, 1643-1726.
Contains:
Stella stellarum.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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