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Category: All Categories: Building and Construction: Surveying
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1.
BAILY, Francis  
Report of the Pendulum Experiments Made By the Late Captain Henry Foster, R.N., In His Scientific Voyage in the Years 1828-1831 with a View to Determine the Figure of the Earth

Publisher: John Weale London, 1834.
F First Edition Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society VOL. VII. A very good seemingly unread ex-library copy rebound mid 20th Century in heavy 1/4 morocco, red cloth boards, the text block clean with no markings of any sort. Francis Baily (28 April 1774 30 August 1844) was an English astronomer, most famous for his observations of 'Baily's beads' during an eclipse of the Sun. In other work, he completed and discussed H. Foster's pendulum experiments, deducing from them an ellipticity for the earth of 1/289.48

Appr.: | AUD 268.82 CAD 271.74 EUR 186.57 GBP 149.25 JPY 25,000.00 MXN 3,125.00 ZAR 2,688.17 

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2.
BEATTIE, J.C.  
Report of a Magnetic Survey of South Africa

Publisher: The Royal Society,, 1909.
First Edition. A very good copy indeed in the original brown and red cloth as issued, sl. wear to spine, scattered marginal foxing throughout.

Appr.: | AUD 107.53 CAD 108.70 EUR 74.63 GBP 59.70 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,075.27 

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3.
BOMFORD, G.  
Geodesy

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1977.
Third Edition Reprinted The best edition of this classic work, scarce in any edition. A near fine copy (ink name fep) in a near fine spinefaded d.w.

Appr.: | AUD 376.34 CAD 380.43 EUR 261.19 GBP 208.96 JPY 35,000.00 MXN 4,375.00 ZAR 3,763.44 

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4.
CHAPMAN, R.W.  
The Elements of Astronomy for Surveyors.

Publisher: Charles Griffin & Co,, 1933.
4th Edition A very good copy in the original dark red cloth, extremities rubbed.

Appr.: | AUD 26.88 CAD 27.17 EUR 18.66 GBP 14.93 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 268.82 

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5.
CLARK, David (Revised and Enlarged By James GLENDINNING)  
Plane and Geodetic Surveying VOLUME ONE

Publisher: Constable, 1941.
3rd Edition Reprinted A fine copy in a near fine d.w., light wear to extremities.

Appr.: | AUD 21.51 CAD 21.74 EUR 14.93 GBP 11.94 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 215.05 

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6.
CLENDINNING, James  
Principles and Use of Surveying Instruments

Publisher: Blackie & Son, 1950.
F First Edition A fine copy in the original brown cloth.

Appr.: | AUD 53.76 CAD 54.35 EUR 37.31 GBP 29.85 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 537.63 

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7.
GILLESPIE, William M.  
A Treatise on Surveying - Part 1: Land Surveying and Direct Leveling

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company., 1901.
Revised Enlarged Edition A good copy in the original cloth, worn with rear hinge splitting externally but intact and firm.

Appr.: | AUD 43.01 CAD 43.48 EUR 29.85 GBP 23.88 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 430.11 

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8.
HADDOCK, M.H.  
The Basis of Mine Surveying

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, 1952.
F First Edition A very good copy (lower third spine scarred) in a good only d.w., lower third spine lacking; head spine and corners worn with shallow chipping; contents clean and tight. An uncommon title.

Appr.: | AUD 53.76 CAD 54.35 EUR 37.31 GBP 29.85 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 537.63 

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9.
HOLLAND, J.L.; WARDELL, K.; WEBSTER, A.G.  
Surveying

Publisher: Virtue and Company, 1953.
F First Edition 2 vols. Ink name fep, else clean tight virtually unread copies in the original brown imitation leather cloth.

Appr.: | AUD 86.02 CAD 86.96 EUR 59.70 GBP 47.76 JPY 8,000.00 MXN 1,000.00 ZAR 860.22 

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10.
KEAY, John  
The Great Arc. The Dramatic Tale of How India Was Mapped and Everest Was Named.

Publisher: Harper Collins, 2000.
F First Edition A fine copy in a fine d.w.

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11.
KENNEDY, Neil  
Surveying with the Tacheometer. A Practical Manual for the Use of Civil and Military Engineers and Surveyors.

Publisher: Crosby Lockwood and Son., 1912.
F Third Edition Revised A good copy in the original slate cloth, worn, rear panel somewhat damp- stained, text block sl. browning else clean and tight. Scarce title.

Appr.: | AUD 48.39 CAD 48.91 EUR 33.58 GBP 26.87 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 483.87 

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12.
MANTON, B.G. (Revised by); CASSIE, W. Fisher (General Editor)  
Middleton & Chadwick's A Treatise on Surveying.

Publisher: E. & F.N. Spon, 1955.
Sixth Edition 2 vols. Fine copies in fine d.w.'s

Appr.: | AUD 96.77 CAD 97.83 EUR 67.16 GBP 53.73 JPY 9,000.00 MXN 1,125.00 ZAR 967.74 

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13.
MENZIES, G.H  
The Otjivasandu Base -Line Measurement South West Africa (July 1953)

Publisher: John Meinert 1954.
1st ed of this very scarce monograph, very good indeed in the original pale blue cloth

Appr.: | AUD 107.53 CAD 108.70 EUR 74.63 GBP 59.70 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,075.27 

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14.
PARK, James  
A Text-book of Theodolite Surveying and Levelling Fo the Use of Students in Land and Mine Surveying

Publisher: Charles Griffin & Co, London, 1915.
F 3rd Edition Revised & Enlarged Very good indeed in the original red cloth.

Appr.: | AUD 80.65 CAD 81.52 EUR 55.97 GBP 44.78 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 806.45 

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15.
RAINSFORD, H.F.  
Survey Adjustments and Least Squares

Publisher: Constable & Co, 1957.
F First Edition A fine copy in a vg++ edgeworn d.w.

Appr.: | AUD 32.26 CAD 32.61 EUR 22.39 GBP 17.91 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 322.58 

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16.
SCHREIBER, Oscar  
Tables for the Gauss Conform Projection Clarke 1880 Spheroid. Front Cover. Oscar Schreiber,

Publisher: The Government Printer Pretoria, 1942.
F First Edition A fine copy in the original blue printed cloth as issued. Only 250 copies issued. A scarce title.

Appr.: | AUD 134.41 CAD 135.87 EUR 93.28 GBP 74.63 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,344.09 

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US$125.00
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17.
THRELFALL, H.  
A Text-book of Surveying and Levelling.

Publisher: Charles Griffin & Co, London, 1945.
F Third Edition Revised and Enlarged Very good in the oiginal pale rose cloth, pine faded, hint of marginal scarring to boards, ink names fep else clean and tight.

Appr.: | AUD 26.88 CAD 27.17 EUR 18.66 GBP 14.93 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 268.82 

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18.
Tracy, John Clayton.  
Plane Surveying.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons New York.
A Text-book and Pocket Manual. CR 1906, 1907, 794 pages, one fold-out map of "Isogonic Chart of US for 1920. Many, many tables, graphs, diagarams, etc., a few black and white photos. Covers correct instruments, office work, topographic surveying. All very good condition. Second Edition Black Flexible Covers

Appr.: | AUD 23.66 CAD 23.91 EUR 16.42 GBP 13.13 JPY 2,200.00 MXN 275.00 ZAR 236.56 

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19.
War Department  
Technical Manual: Surveying Tables (TM 5-236)

Publisher: Washington, D. C: United States Government Printing Office, 1949..
Wraps. 23 X 15 cm. VG-/No dj. Stiff brown printed paper wrappers, sewn through folds, 392 pp. Covers browning, small tear at head of rear joint, owner's name on front cover. Main part of book is dated 1940, but four-page correction (TM 5-236 C1) dated July 29, 1942 and two-page correction (TM 5-236 C2) dated 7 September 1944 but printed in 1949, are laid in along with routing slips. Contains various types of tables: logarithms, trigonometric functions, elevations from barometer readings, barometer temperature corrections, unit conversions (feet to meters, meters to feet, seconds of latitude and longitude to feet, decimals of a day to hours, various correction factors, azimuths of Polaris, arc-time conversions, standard time signals, mean astronomic refraction, parallax and altitude of the sun, mean-sidereal time conversions, Fahrenheit-Centigrade conversions, square root and cube roots. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 8 oz.)

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20.
War Department  
Technical Manual: Surveying Tables (TM 5-236)

Publisher: Washington, D. C: United States Government Printing Office, 1942..
Wraps. 21 X 14 cm. G+/No dj. Stiff brown printed paper wrappers, sewn through folds, 392 pp. Covers soiled and worn, starting to tear at ends of joints, notes on inside covers in fountain pen, pencil underlining on contents page. Main part of book is dated 1940, but four-page correction (TM 5-236 C1) dated July 29, 1942 is tipped onto page one. Contains various types of tables: logarithms, trigonometric functions, elevations from barometer readings, barometer temperature corrections, unit conversions (feet to meters, meters to feet, seconds of latitude and longitude to feet, decimals of a day to hours, various correction factors, azimuths of Polaris, arc-time conversions, standard time signals, mean astronomic refraction, parallax and altitude of the sun, mean-sidereal time conversions, Fahrenheit-Centigrade conversions, square root and cube roots. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 4 oz.)

Appr.: | AUD 12.90 CAD 13.04 EUR 8.96 GBP 7.16 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 129.03 

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21.
War Department  
TECHNICAL MANUAL SURVEYING TM 5-235
 Picture
Publisher: U. S. Government Printing Office Washington D. C. 1940.
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Name written on front cover. ; B&W Illustrations; 513 pages

Appr.: | AUD 16.13 CAD 16.30 EUR 11.19 GBP 8.96 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 161.29 

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US$15.00
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22.
Williams, J. Butler  
Practical Geodesy, Chain Surveying and the use of Surveying Instruments,Levelling & Tracing of Contours, to gether with

Publisher: John W. Parker London 1855.
professionally restored, very good condition. folding plate, sketches 3rd Sanitary Surveys of Towns, Trigonometrical Colonial Mining and Maritime Surveying

Appr.: | AUD 399.19 CAD 495.00 EUR 277.05 GBP 221.64 JPY 37,125.00 MXN 4,640.63 ZAR 3,991.94 

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23.
Wilson, Herbert M.  
Topographic Surveying Including Geographic, Exploratory and Military Mapping

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons 1900.
8vo, brown cloth, 1st ed., wear at tips, head and toe, both hinges cracked, Fair. Presentation copy from the author to Alfred E. Burton, Dean at MIT, and polar explorer. He was also father of children's book artist Virginia Lee Burton (Mike Mulligan and his Steamshovel).

Appr.: | AUD 300.00 CAD 303.26 EUR 208.21 GBP 166.57 JPY 27,900.00 MXN 3,487.50 ZAR 3,000.00 

Purchase direct from: Dogtown Book Shop. Item number: 24216.
    
US$279.00
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24.
WRIGHT, Thomas Wallace & HAYFORD, John Fillmore  
The Adjustment of Observations By the Method of Least Squares with Application to Geodetic Work.

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company Ltd., 1906.
Second Edition Very good in the original black cloth, some wear to head spine, light scarring to cloth, text block clean and tight. An uncommon title.

Appr.: | AUD 107.53 CAD 108.70 EUR 74.63 GBP 59.70 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,075.27 

Purchase direct from: Collectors Treasury. Item number: 45412.
    
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