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Author Jess, Zachariah
Title A compendious system of practical surveying, and dividing of land: [electronic resource] : concisely defined, methodically arranged, and fully exemplified. : The whole adapted for the easy and regular instruction of youth, in our American schools. / Compiled by Zachariah Jess, schoolmaster in Wilmington. ; Copy right secured according to law
Imprint Wilmington [Del.]: : Printed by Bonsal and Niles--for the compiler., 1799
Descript v, [3], 212, [1], 3, 5-91, [3], 59, [1] p. : ill. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 35670
Note "Tables of difference of latitude and departure: constructed to every quarter of a degree of the quandrant ..."--91, [3] p., second count, with separate title page (Evans 36236). Jess implies in his preface that he compiled these tables; however, they seem to be identical with the tables prepared by John Robertson and issued with the Philadelphia, 1792 and later editions of: Gibson, Robert. Treatise of practical surveying
Table of logs, 59, [1] p. at end
Evans 35670
Rink, E. Technical Americana, 2390
Rink, E. Delaware, 512
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 35670)
Subject Surveying
Surveying -- Tables
Textbooks. rbgenr
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