The Practical Surveyor


  • 18th Century Guide to Surveying
  • Bound in Period Fashion
  • Handmade in the USA

The Practical Surveyor or Art of Land Measuring Made Easy by Samuel Wyld shows by plan and familiar rules, how to survey any piece of land whatsoever, by the plain-table, theodolite, or circumferentor; or by the chain only.

This book contains in-depth instructions on surveying from the 18th century and includes diagrams, tables, an example of a simple map, and appendixes with supplemental information.

188 pages of facsimile text. 8-1/4" by 4-7/8". Bound in soft cover of marbled paper using period correct techniques. The marbled cover designs and colors will vary.

Made in the U.S.A.

Item # BK-453

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