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1885

LAND AND MARINE SURVEYING

WORKS BY THE SAME AUTHOR.

THE ENGINEER’S, MINING SURVEYOR'S, and

CONTRACTOR’S FIELD-BOOK. Consisting of a Series of Tables, with Rules, Explanations of Systems, and Use of Theodolite for Traverse Surveying and Plotting the Work with minute accuracy by means of Straight Edge and Set Square only ; Levelling with the Theodolite, Setting out Curves with the Theodolite, Setting out Curves without Theodolite, Earthwork Tables to 80 feet deep, &c., &c. By W. DAVIS HASKOLL, C.E. With numerous Wood

cuts. 4th Edition, enlarged. Crown 8vo, 12s. cloth. “The book is very handy, and the author might have added that the separate tables of sines and tangents to every minute will make it useful for many other purposes, the genuine traverse tables existing all the same.” - Athena um. THE PRACTICE OF ENGINEERING FIELD

WORK, applied to Land and Hydraulic, Hydrographic, and Submarine Surveying and Levelling. By W. DAVIS HASKOLL, C.E. Second Edition, revised, with considerable additions, and a Supplement on WATERWORKS, SEWERS, SEWAGE, and IRRIGATION. Numerous folding Plates. In

1 vol. demy 8vo, £1 5s. cloth. “Mr. Haskoll's book begins at the beginning, and takes nothing for granted; and those who master its teachings will find few difficulties in the field they will not be able to overcome. We may safely recommend it.” - Builder. EXAMPLES OF BRIDGE AND VIADUCT CON

STRUCTION IN MASONRY, TIMBER, and IRON ;
consisting of 46 Plates from the Contract Drawings or
Admeasurement of Select Works. By W. DAVIS Has-
KOLL, C.E. Second Edition, with the addition of 554
Estimates, and the Practice of Setting out Works, with 6

pages of Diagrams. Imperial 4to, £2 12s. 6d. half morocco. “A work of the present nature by a man of Mr. Haskoll's experience must prove invaluable. The tables of estimates considerably enhance its value,"-Engineering. CROSBY LOCKWOOD & Co., 7, STATIONERS' HALL COURT, E.C.

SURVEYING

IN REFERENCE TO THE PREPARATION OF PLANS FOR

ROADS AND RAILWAYS ;
CANALS, RIVERS, TOWNS' WATER SUPPLIES;

DOCKS AND HARBOURS

WITH

DESCRIPTION AND USE OF SURVEYING INSTRUMENTS

BY

Silliam

w!" DAVIS HASKOLL

CIVIL ENGINEER
AUTHOR OF “THE ENGINEER'S, MINING SURVEYOR'S, AND CONTRACTOR'S FIELD-BOOK,"
"EXAMPLES OF BRIDGE AND VIADUCT CONSTRUCTION IN MASONRY

TIMBER, AND IRON,” ETC., ETC.

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LONDON
CROSBY LOCKWOOD AND CO.
7, STATIONERS' HALL COURT, LUDGATE HILL

1886
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LONDON :

PRINTED BY J. S. VIRTUE AND 00., LIMITED,

CITY ROAD.

PREFACE.

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EXPERIENCE has demonstrated, on more than one occasion, that knowledge of the technical details of Surveying is often deficient amongst junior practitioners, either because they have not had sufficient practice, or because they have not received from their seniors those friendly hints by which much of the knowledge acquired during many years of experience may often be imparted in a few words.

This has led the Author of " Land and Marine Surveying” to treat very fully, in the first chapters, of a number of details, on the understanding of which, though very simple in themselves, a combined accuracy and rapidity of operation mainly depend: these have been explained almost in the colloquial language in which a surveyor would address his pupils and assistants in the field, and the more fully that the combination of accurate and quick work is indispensable to secure practice.

The Author has next proceeded to elucidate, in the same manner, the subject of making a survey

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