Title: Le tachéométrie et ses applications aux ...
Publisher: Paris: Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger, 1906, Paris
Publication Date: 1906
Edition: First Edition
FIRST EDITION. 8 vo. Contemp. three-quarter mottled roan with matching marbled papers and edges, spine gilt within compartments (Binder's ticket: "H. & L. Casterman, Reliure, Tournai"). (2), 203 pp. Numerous figs. in the text including many cuts of instruments, some full-page. Some edge wear; a very good copy. An excellent, well-illustrated treatise on European surveying instruments from the last quarter of the 19th century featuring tachometers, theodolites, levels, etc. as made by Morin, Breithaupt, Salmoiraghi and others. Many specialized instruments are considered and illustrated including those for photographic tachometry and for the layout of railroads. Bookseller Inventory # 000355
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