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.Material type: BookPublisher: At London : Imprinted by Felix Kyngston, 1630Description: , 26 [i.e. 52] p.,  folded leaves : ill. ; 19 cm (4to).Place: England - LondonSubject(s): Mensuration -- Early works to 1800
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|Book (Not for loan)||Science Museum Wroughton On display in Museum exhibition (not accessible)||Rare Books Collection||O.B. DIG DIGGES (Browse shelf)||Not For Loan||30209019363569|
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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