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Author:
Leigh, Valentine
Title:
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
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by John Windet, for Robart Dexter [etc.], London, 1592.
Description:
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"
Condition:
Early calf, very neatly rebacked, worn but quite attractive, lightish marginal staining; with the two tables and the first blank, the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79415
Price:
$ 4500.00
Category:
surveying, Real Property, courts
Author:
Fitzherbert, John
Title:
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]
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by Wyllyam Copland. for Rychard Kele, London, 1550?.
Description:
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"
Condition:
Modern blind tooled calf, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, title darkened, some staining to leaves 30 to 52, lacking leaves 49 and 51, else sound
Book No.:
W-79710
Price:
$ 2250.00
Category:
surveying

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