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Fitzherbert, John
Here begynneth a ryght frutefull matter: and hath to name the boke of Surueyinge & improuementes. S.T.C. 11013; Beale T353a [three copies in ESTC]
Imprinted . . . by Wyllyam Copland. for Rychard Kele, London, 1550?.
A rare edition of the first English work on surveying, appearing over most of the 16th century, its scope very broadly defined to include "estate management, cartography, measurement, valuation, urban development, building design and quality control"
Modern blind tooled calf, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, title darkened, some staining to leaves 30 to 52, lacking leaves 49 and 51, else sound
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$ 2250.00

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