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A booke named tectonicon : briefly shewing the exact measuring, and speedie reckoning all manner of land, squares, timber, stone, steeples, pillers, globes &c. : further, declaring the perfect making and large vse of the carpenters ruler, containing a quadrant geometricall, comprehending also the rare vse of the squire : and in the end a little treatise adioyning, opening the composition and appliancie of an instrument called the profitable staffe : with other things pleasant and necessary, most conducible for surueyers, landmeaters, ioyners, carpenters, and masons / published by Leonard Digges gentleman, in the yeere of our Lord, 1556.

By: Digges, Leonard, -approximately 1559.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: At London : Imprinted by Felix Kyngston, 1630Description: [4], 26 [i.e. 52] p., [2] folded leaves : ill. ; 19 cm (4to).Place: England - LondonSubject(s): Mensuration -- Early works to 1800
List(s) this item appears in: London Science City
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Book (Not for loan) Science Museum Wroughton
Library Store: Rare Books
O.B. DIG DIGGES (Browse shelf) Not For Loan 30209019363569

Signatures: A-B

Illustrated t.p.

Pages numbered on recto only, to consist of 26 leaves

Original title page missing. Photographed title-page from the 1630 edition inserted.

STC (2nd ed.) 6855

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