Practical geometry applied to the useful arts of building surveying, gardening and mensuration; calculated for the service of gentlemen as well as artisans, and set to view in four parts. containing, I. Preliminaries or the Foundations of the several Arts above-mentioned. II. The various Orders of Architecture, laid down and improved from the best Masters; with the Ways of making Draughts of Buildings, Gardens, Groves, Fountains, &c. the laying down of Maps, Cities, Lordships, Farms, &c. III. The Doctrine and Rules of Mensuration of all Kinds, illustrated by select Examples in Building, Gardening, Timber, &c. IV. Exact Tables of Mensuration, shewing, by inspection, the superficial and solid Contents of all Kinds of Bodies, without the Fatigue of Arithmetical Computation: To which is annexed, An Account of the Clandestine Practice now generally obtaining in Mensuration, and particularly the Damage sustained in selling Timber by Measure. The Whole Exemplifi'd with above 60 Folio Copper Plates, by the best Hands. By Batty Langley

Main Author: Langley, Batty
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for W. and J. Innys, J. Osborn and T. Longman, B. Lintot, J. Woodman and D. Lyons, C. King, E. Symon, and W. Bell 1726, 1726
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T11863. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - The fortieth plate is misnumbered XLI. - Titlepage in red and black
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([12],viii,136p.,41[i.e.40] plates) 2°