A compendious system of practical surveying, and dividing of land concisely defined, methodically arranged, and fully exemplified. The whole adapted for the easy and regular instruction of youth, in our American schools. Compiled by Zachariah Jess, schoolmaster in Wilmington. Copy right secured according to law

Main Author: Jess, Zachariah
Other Authors: Bonsal, Vincent (Printer), Niles, Samuel (Printer)
Format: eBook
Published: Wilmington [Del.] Printed by Bonsal and Niles--for the compiler 1799, 1799
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:"Tables of difference of latitude and departure: constructed to every quarter of a degree of the quandrant .."--91, [3] p., second count, with separate title page (Evans 36236). Jess implies in his preface that he compiled these tables; however, they seem to be identical with the tables prepared by John Robertson and issued with the Philadelphia, 1792 and later editions of: Gibson, Robert. Treatise of practical surveying. - English Short Title Catalog, W30453. - Evans, 35670. - Reproduction of original from Library of Congress. - Rink, E. Delaware, 512. - Rink, E. Technical Americana, 2390. - Table of logs, 59, [1] p. at end
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (v, [3], 212, [1], 3, 5-91, [3], 59, [1] p) ill 8°