A Bibliography of Geodesy, Vol. 16

A Bibliography of Geodesy, Vol. 16 : Report for 1887 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A Bibliography of Geodesy, Vol. 16: Report for 1887 A most opportune assistance was furnished by Col. John Herschel, R. E., who, through the courtesy of the Royal Society, and with the consent of the India Office, sent a manuscript sup plement to his contribution to pendulum bibliography, which was published in Operations pf the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India, Vol. V. From this veritable treasure seventy-two new titles were found, each in the body of this work followed by (h). Most cordial thanks are due Colonel Herschel for his aid, as well as the confidence displayed in unreservedly placing such valuable material in the hands of another. During the progress of the compiling, various overtures were made by institutions desiring to become the source from which the completed work should emanate, but it was deemed only proper that it should be published in the country which witnessed its inception and fostered its growth. Therefore itis with pardonable pride that the compiler sees the results of his labors issuing from an institution of his own country, which throughout the world is the recognized advance guard in geodetic science. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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