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Сторінка 1 - Trigonometrical Surveying. AN OUTLINE OF THE METHOD OF CONDUCTING A TRIGONOMETRICAL SURVEY, for the Formation of Geographical and Topographical Maps and Plans, Military Reconnaissance, Levelling, &c., with the most useful Problems in Geodesy and Practical Astronomy.
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Сторінка 351 - Each table is printed on a small card, which, being placed on the theodolite, leaves the hands free to manipulate the instrument — no small advantage as regards the rapidity of work.
Сторінка 350 - Inst. CE, and M. Inst. ME Third Edition, revised and much improved, with 115 Double Plates (20 of which now first appear in this edition), and numerous Additions to the Text. In 2 vols., imp.
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Сторінка 20 - There is comprised in it every possible shape into which the letters of the alphabet and numerals can be formed, and the talent which has been expended in the conception of the various plain and ornamental letters is wonderful.
Сторінка 20 - A volume in which the letters of the alphabet come forth glorified in gilding and all the colours of the prism interwoven and intertwined and intermingled, sometimes with a sort of rainbow arabesque.
Сторінка 18 - Mining Journal. THE HANDBOOK of HYDROSTATICS and PNEUMATICS. New Edition, Revised and Enlarged by BENJAMIN LOEWY, FRAS With 236 Illustrations. Post 8vo, 5^. cloth. " For those ' who desire to attain an accurate knowledge of physical science without the profound methods of mathematical investigation,' this work is not merely intended, but well adapted.