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Report Of The Commissioners On The Survey Of The Boundaries Between The  Provinces Of Ontario And Manitoba From The Twelfth Base Line Of The System  Of Dominion Land Surveys

Report Of The Commissioners On The Survey Of The Boundaries Between The Provinces Of Ontario And Manitoba From The Twelfth Base Line Of The System Of Dominion Land Surveys

by Thistlethwaite, R

Ontario-Manitoba Boundary Commission. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1955. Hardcover. 92 pages .
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$40.00
Plane And Geodetic Surveying For Engineers Volume Two Higher Surveying

Plane And Geodetic Surveying For Engineers Volume Two Higher Surveying

by Clark, David H. Clendinning, James

Constable. Good with no dust jacket. 1968. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. Cover wear, stain. ; 685 pages .
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$24.00
Platting and County Survey Records in Minnesota

Platting and County Survey Records in Minnesota

by Fant, Jesse E. Maner, William A

Univ. Minnesota. Very Good. 1970. Paperback. 41 pages .
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$20.00
The Colorado River Survey: Robert B. Stanton and the Denver, Colorado Canyon and Pacific

The Colorado River Survey: Robert B. Stanton and the Denver, Colorado Canyon and Pacific

by Stanton, Robert B.; Dwight L. Smith; C. Gregory Crampton

Salt Lake City: Howe Bros, 1987. Limited Edition. Quarto. Limited to 125 copies. The present copy is number 15 and signed by the editors Smith and Crampton. xix, 305 pages, illustrations, maps. Bibliographic references (pages 287-293), Index. Robert B. Stanton's work was the next important study after that of John Wesley Powell. His was an engineering survey for a projected railroad which would run from Grand Junction, Colorado to San Diego, which had it been followed would have had smoke-tracks in... Read more
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$225.00
Proceedings Of Conferences On Land Surveying January 14-15, 1953 January  15-16 1954 January 21-22, 1955 January 20-21, 1956 January 18-19, 1957
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$24.00
A Manual of the Principal Instruments used in American engineering and Surveying, 21st Edition (1874)

A Manual of the Principal Instruments used in American engineering and Surveying, 21st Edition (1874)

by Gurley, W. & L.E

Troy, NY: W. & L.E. Gurley, 1874. Small Octavo. Frontispiece, [3]-234p. 12 plates, in text illustrations. Dating their instruments before 1909 is difficult but this edition greatly expanded the size of the 1868 edition published after the Civil War and it shows the improved instruments used such as the plates and text showing the railroad compass and the miners' compass. The Surveyor's Transit plate shows the latest advance at the time at a cost noted on the plate of $241.00. Previous owner's... Read more
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$225.00
Route Surveys and Design

Route Surveys and Design

by Hickerson, Thomas F

McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1959. Hardcover. Used- Good condition. Book is clean and tight. Book shows shelf wear. Scuffing on the edges and corners of book. Crease lines on the front and back cover. Tearing on the bottom edge of the spine. Name written in pen on the front end-paper. Round perforated stamp on the front fly leaf. No further markings on the inside of the book. Photos are of the book we have here at Barbed Wire Books.
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$22.00
Elementary Surveying

Elementary Surveying

by William Horace Rayner, C.E., M.S

D. Van Nostrand Co., 1943. 2nd Ed./Eleventh Printing. Hardcover. Surveying; The subject of land surveying is yearly becoming more important, and the treatment of the subject in the surveying textbooks has been inadequate. It is believed that Chapter 16 in this book supplies an improved presentation of this subject. (420 Pgs.)Blue cloth boards have slight fading. Sunning to cover pages. Illustrated. No marks or tears. BOOK VG.
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$29.95
Surveying Manual

Surveying Manual

by Ripa, Louis C

Mcgraw Hill. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. Some dust jacket wear. ; 131 pages .
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$12.00
The Moste Profitable and Commendable Science, of Surveying of Lands, Tenementes, and Hereditamentes . . . of the measuring of all kindes of Landes, be it Meadow, Pasture, Errable, Wood, Hill, or Dale . . . Newly Imprinted and corrected. S.T.C. 15419

The Moste Profitable and Commendable Science, of Surveying of Lands, Tenementes, and Hereditamentes . . . of the measuring of all kindes of Landes, be it Meadow, Pasture, Errable, Wood, Hill, or Dale . . . Newly Imprinted and corrected. S.T.C. 15419

by Valentine Leigh

London: Imprinted . . . by John Windet, for Robart Dexter [etc.], 1592. Early calf, very neatly rebacked, worn but quite attractive, lightish marginal staining; with the two tables and the first blank, the Taussig copy Among the earliest works on English surveying, with much on the legal aspects of local courts and the administration of manors, "a popular, practical guide, largely for self surveyors . . . mentioned in John Norden's standard [17th century] work
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$4,500.00
This boke sheweth the maner of measurynge of all maner of lande, as well of woodlande, as of lande in the felde, and comptynge the true nombre of acres of the same. Newlye invented and compyled by..

This boke sheweth the maner of measurynge of all maner of lande, as well of woodlande, as of lande in the felde, and comptynge the true nombre of acres of the same. Newlye invented and compyled by..

by BENESE, Richard

Title within architectural woodcut border & many woodcuts in the text (many highlighted in red). Printed in black letter. [208] pp. Small 4to, modern calf (title with a few minor stains). London: "Prynted in Southwarke in Saynt Thomas Hospitall, by me James Nicolson," [1537].<br /> <P> First edition of the first English work on surveying in the modern sense: the measuring and plotting of land. In the 16th century, "surveying" could also mean giving instructions to... Read more
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$45,000.00
A Text-Book of Plane Surveying

A Text-Book of Plane Surveying

by Raymond, William G

American Book Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1896. Hardcover. 1/4 leather. Cover wear. ; 495 pages .
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$25.00
Surveying

Surveying

by Bannister, A & Raymond, S

Pitman Publishing, London, 1974. Reprint. Softcover. Good Condition. Illustrator: photographic and illustrations. preface by authors, index and note on insert between pages 394 and 395. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece showing surveyors on South Georgia (Antarctica), 1955-1956. The Text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs, formula, diagrams and the aforementioned insert showing a surveyors drawing of a British rail yard. Blue coloured illustrated card cover with... Read more
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AU$12.74
Surveying Theory And Practice

Surveying Theory And Practice

by Davis Raymond E. , Francis S. Foote

New York: McGraw Hill. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1953. Hardcover. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to the spine. Wear to the spine ends and corners with scuffing to the covers. In very good condition with a solid binding, some notes written on the front free end paper, and sparse markings throuhg the book. Overall in Very Good condtion. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1021 pages .
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CA$25.95
Plane and Geodetic Surveying for Engineers , Volume 1, Plane Surveying

Plane and Geodetic Surveying for Engineers , Volume 1, Plane Surveying

by Clark, David; Revised and Enlarged by James Clendinning

London: Constable. 1959. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Spine rubbed. Top corner of Front free endpaper clipped. Black & white illustrations. xvii, 673pp. Reprint of 5th edition. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . Reprint. Hardback.
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AU$10.00
Surveying: With Construction Applications

Surveying: With Construction Applications

by Kavanagh, Barry

New York: Prentice Hall, 1992. Second edition. Hardcover. Very Good/none, probably as issued. Tall 4to, 464pp, Symbols Chart, Greek Alphabet, Conversion chart. Clean and tight with minor tanning to spine. Slight musty scent.
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$10.00
A Treatise of Practical Surveying; Which is Demonstrated from Its First Principles Wherein Every Thing That is Useful and Curious in That Art, is Fully Considered and Explained Particularly Three New and Very Concise Methods...

A Treatise of Practical Surveying; Which is Demonstrated from Its First Principles Wherein Every Thing That is Useful and Curious in That Art, is Fully Considered and Explained Particularly Three New and Very Concise Methods...

by Gibson, Robert

Philadelphia: For Joseph Cruikshank, 1796. Octavo. (title con't) for determining the areas of right-lined figures, arithmetically or by calculations, as well as the geometrical ones heretofore treated of. 7th edition, updated, eliminating parts being of little use to the American surveyor also, there are alterations and tables have also been incorporated into this edition. ` viii, 1-288pp, (2 title pages dated 1796).1-90pp., 1-60pp, illustrated with 13 folding plates showing diagrams. From the library... Read more
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$245.00
A COMPLETE KEY TO GUMMERE&#39;S SURVEYING

A COMPLETE KEY TO GUMMERE'S SURVEYING

by Samuel Alsop

Philadelphia: Published By Kimber & Sharpless. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1841. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; A Complete Key to Gummere's Surveying; In Which the Operations of All the Examples, Not Solved in That Work, Are Exhibited at Large Principally Designed To Facilitate the Labour of Teachers, and To Assist Those Who Have Not the Opportunity of Their Instructions. Pagination: 84 pages plus 4 plates and 2 pages of advertisementsWidth: 6" Height: 9" Condition / Notes:... Read more
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$107.80
Surveyor's Diary,  Lyon County, Kentucky, 189-(?)

Surveyor's Diary, Lyon County, Kentucky, 189-(?)

Octavo. 98 unnumbered pages. Extensive surveying notes and handdrawn maps of areas at edge of the area under Lake Barkley from Kuttawa and edge of Eddyville, Kentucky. Laid in is folded notes of measurements on letterhead of W.H. Green, Rigg Hotel, Kuttawa, KY. 189(?). Stamped on Leather Cover: Receiving/Str. Tyrone. The first clues besides the inlay is the map that says road to Eddyville. Names and history at various points in the survey: e.g., McPhail's company, J.M. Boyd's Corner, Atkinson's... Read more
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$2,250.00
Aerophotography and Aerosurveying

Aerophotography and Aerosurveying

by James W. Bagley

First Edition, Second Impression
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$200.00
[Class Photograph] Photograph of the Yale School of Civil Engineering Class of 1916

[Class Photograph] Photograph of the Yale School of Civil Engineering Class of 1916

by Yale [ Sheffield ] School of Engineering

[ New Haven, Connecticut ]: Roger Sherman Studio, 1916. First Edition. Photograph. Near Fine. First Edition. An original silver print mounted on board. Image is 10 1/2 inches x 13 1/2 inches. Overall mount size 13 3/4 x 16 3/4 inches. Very nice tonality, presents nicely in person. Photograph. A photograph of what is no doubt the 1916 Civil Engineering class at Yale showing students, teachers, and the" tools of the trade". It was taken in front of Winchester Hall, then part of Yale's Sheffield School of... Read more
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$413.00
Platting in Minnesota

Platting in Minnesota

by Fant, Jesse E. Maner, William A

Univ. Minnesota. Very Good. 1971. Revised Edition. Paperback. 34 pages .
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$20.00
A Selection of Massachusetts Laws Pertaining to Surveying and Real Property

A Selection of Massachusetts Laws Pertaining to Surveying and Real Property

by Wilson, Donald A. ; MALSCE "Law Book" Committee

[Massachusetts]: The Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers, Inc, 1986. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. First Edition. [1], xxvi, 256, [2], xii, 553 pages. 9 1/2 x 7 3/8 inches. Publisher's red cloth gilt. Minor wear to the extremities, a nice copy. The first portion (256 pgs) is statute law, the second portion, 553 pages, is on Case Law. Cloth. A compilation of statute and case law of selected material from three souces: The Massachusetts General Laws (statues), the... Read more
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$83.00
Hoppus's tables for measuring made easy to the meanest capacity, a new set of tables: which shew at sight, the solid content of any piece of timber...the superficial content of boards, glass painting...with some very curious observations concerning measuring...The fifteenth edition, greatly improved

Hoppus's tables for measuring made easy to the meanest capacity, a new set of tables: which shew at sight, the solid content of any piece of timber...the superficial content of boards, glass painting...with some very curious observations concerning measuring...The fifteenth edition, greatly improved

by Hoppus, E

London: printed for J. Johnson, [et al.], 1809. Tall, narrow 12mo, pp. viii, lii, 214, [2]; engraved folding plate, tables throughout; a near fine copy in original full sheep, red morocco label on gilt-paneled spine.
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$143.75
Surveyinge.  Anno Domini, 1567

Surveyinge. Anno Domini, 1567

by [FITZHERBERT, John or Anthony]

Title within architectural woodcut border incorporating the date "1534." Largely printed in black letter. 67 leaves, [8] pp. Small 8vo, antique calf by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spine gilt, red leather lettering pieces on spine. [London: Printed by H. Wykes?], 1567. An early edition of the first text on surveying printed in English. The first edition was printed by Richard Pynson in 1523; all early editions are rare, as copies were used to death. Our copy is most unusual as it is... Read more
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$7,500.00