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Surveying.- [Leybourn (William)], "Oliver Wallinby". Planometria: or the Whole Art of Surveying of Land: Shewing the Composition, and Use of All the Most Necessary Instruments thereunto Belonging, woodcut diagrams and illustrations including 3 full-page, woodcut diagram laid down on C1 as instructed, occasional light browning, ink ownership inscription to title, ink notes to front free endpaper, contemporary sheep, rubbed and scuffed, [Honeyman 2002; Wing L1928A], 8vo, Nathanael Brooke, 1650.

⁂ Leybourne's scarce first work on surveying, this formed the basis of his better known The Compleat Surveyor, published in 1653.

Provenance: Ch. Heveningham (ink ownership inscription).

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Surveying.- [Leybourn (William)] Planometria: or the

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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
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Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
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United Kingdom
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