Geodaetes Practicus Redivivus, the Art 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 (1700)

Geodaetes Practicus Redivivus, the Art 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 (1700)

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  • Paperback | 550 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 972g
  • Eebo Editions, Proquest
  • Charleston SC, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1240851243
  • 9781240851249