A treatise of practical surveying [electronic resource] : 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
- Gibson, Robert, -1761?
- Philadelphia : Printed for Joseph Crukshank, no. 87, High-Street, 1796.
- The seventh edition.
- Physical Description:
- vii, 288, 3 unnumbered pages, 90, 3 unnumbered pages, 60 pages, 13folded leaves of plates : illustrations ; 8⁰.
- Additional Creators:
- Crukshank, Joseph, 1746?-1836 and Poupard, James
- 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."--, 90, , 60 p.; has separate title page, with imprint date of 1796. This title includes "Tables of latitude and departure .." (, 90, [1 p.) with separate title page, also with imprint date of 1796. The Tables of latitude and departure are attributed to John Roberston.
Reproduction of original from Library of Congress.
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- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Bristol, R.P. Supplement to Charles Evans' American bibliography, B9556
Shipton, C.K. National index of American imprints through 1800, 47790
Rink, E. Technical Americana, 2383
English short title catalogue, W28361
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