Practical Geodesy Comprising Chain Surveying and the Use of Surveying Instruments Together with Trigonometrical, Colonial, Mining, and Maritime Surveying and Levelling and Hill Drawing.
London John W. Parker, West Strand 1842 First edition Ex Libris 8v0 (21 x 14 cm). Ex Libris. Original blind-stamp cloth binding. Collation:  xvi [errata slip], 273 p.  15 [advs]pp. + 2 folding plates. The text has numerous geometrical diagrams, engravings, figures and a few tables to assist reader in doing survey analyses on land and sea. Spine and upper region of both boards are sunned. Author, title and publisher are present on the spine in separate panels created by blind stamped bands. There is fraying of clothe at the top of the spine and top of rear board. There are institutional markings on front paste down, title page, and last page of text. Very Good + Stamped Cloth (Item ID: 000085)