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by bill_shannon
28 Jun 2017, 19:38
Forum: Agricultural history
Topic: Land Measuring Tools
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Land Measuring Tools

The second half of the 17th century saw a spate of DIY surveying manuals -especially Leybourn's "Compleat Surveyor" of 1653, which went through five editions between then and 1722 - but also my favourite, Adam Martindale's "Country Survey Book, or Land Meters Vade Mecum" of 1681, which suggested get...