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Image #1 of sequence - A decorative wind rose in: Philosophi ac medici.... by Fabrizio Padovani, 1601. P. 14. Call Number QC931.P32 1601
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Image #2 of sequence - A decorative wind rose in: Philosophi ac medici.... by Fabrizio Padovani, 1601. P. 17. Call Number QC931.P32 1601
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Image #3 of sequence - A decorative wind rose in: Philosophi ac medici.... by Fabrizio Padovani, 1601. P. 19. Call Number QC931.P32 1601
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Image #4 of sequence - A decorative wind rose in: Philosophi ac medici.... by Fabrizio Padovani, 1601. P. 20. Call Number QC931.P32 1601
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Image #5 of sequence - A decorative wind rose in: Philosophi ac medici.... by Fabrizio Padovani, 1601. P. 22. Call Number QC931.P32 1601
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Image #6 of sequence - A decorative wind rose in: Philosophi ac medici.... by Fabrizio Padovani, 1601. P. 23. Call Number QC931.P32 1601
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Image #7 of sequence - A decorative wind rose in: Philosophi ac medici.... by Fabrizio Padovani, 1601. P. 25. Call Number QC931.P32 1601
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Image #8 of sequence - A decorative wind rose in: Philosophi ac medici.... by Fabrizio Padovani, 1601. P. 26. Call Number QC931.P32 1601
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Image #9 of sequence - A decorative wind rose in: Philosophi ac medici.... by Fabrizio Padovani, 1601. P. 28. Call Number QC931.P32 1601
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Image #10 of sequence - A decorative wind rose in: Philosophi ac medici.... by Fabrizio Padovani, 1601. P. 29. Call Number QC931.P32 1601
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Image #11 of sequence - A decorative wind rose in: Philosophi ac medici.... by Fabrizio Padovani, 1601. P. 30. Call Number QC931.P32 1601
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Image #12 of sequence - A decorative wind rose in: Philosophi ac medici.... by Fabrizio Padovani, 1601. P. 33. Call Number QC931.P32 1601
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Lightning and its effects - In: Meteorologia philosophico-politica .... Reinzer, Franz, 1661-1708. Published in 1709. P. 55. Call Number: QC859 .R37 1709
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Sun, rainbow, and lightning - In: Meteorologia philosophico-politica .... Reinzer, Franz, 1661-1708. Published in 1709. P. 55. Call Number: QC859 .R37 1709
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Storm, shipwreck, and sea monster - In: Meteorologia philosophico-politica .... Reinzer, Franz, 1661-1708. Published in 1709. P. 55. Call Number: QC859 .R37 1709
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Lightning and its effects - In: Meteorologia philosophico-politica .... Reinzer, Franz, 1661-1708. Published in 1709. P. 55. Call Number: QC859 .R37 1709
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Lightning and its effects - In: Meteorologia philosophico-politica .... Reinzer, Franz, 1661-1708. Published in 1709. P. 55. Call Number: QC859 .R37 1709
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Lightning and its effects - In: Meteorologia philosophico-politica .... Reinzer, Franz, 1661-1708. Published in 1709. P. 55. Call Number: QC859 .R37 1709
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Lightning and its effects - In: Meteorologia philosophico-politica .... Reinzer, Franz, 1661-1708. Published in 1709. P. 55. Call Number: QC859 .R37 1709
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Early German wind rose - In: M. Elucidarius Von allerhandt Gesch”pffen Gottes . ... Part of a German "Volksbuch" originally compiled between 1190-1200. This volume printed in 1559. Call Number: QB26 .E48 1559
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Comets as portenders of death and destruction - from a Medieval manuscript. In: Himmels- und Natureerscheinungen in Einblattdrucken des XV. bis XVIII. by Wilhelm Hess, 1911. Call Number: QB41 .H37 1911
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Early example of principles of leveling. Also note classic 3-4-5 right triangle occurring in nature, in this case as a natural slope.
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An early plane table and other surveying instruments. In: Methode de lever les plans et les cartes de terre et de mer : avec toutes sortes d'instrumens & sans instrumens. By Jacques Ozanam. 1750. Plate VI, page 62. Call Number TA544 .O97 1750
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A Universal Instrument. Methode de lever les plans et les cartes de terre et de mer : avec toutes sortes d'instrumens & sans instrumens. By Jacques Ozanam. 1750. Plate VIII, page 76. Call Number TA544 .O97 1750
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Drawing instruments - apparently used to transfer points and change scales. Methode de lever les plans et les cartes de terre et de mer : avec toutes sortes d'instrumens & sans instrumens. By Jacques Ozanam. 1750. Plate XIV, page 236. Call Number TA544 .O97 1750
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An instrument used to reduce the scale of drawings. Methode de lever les plans et les cartes de terre et de mer : avec toutes sortes d'instrumens & sans instrumens. By Jacques Ozanam. 1750. Plate XV, page 236. Call Number TA544 .O97 1750
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Possibly an early form of plane table. Methode de lever les plans et les cartes de terre et de mer : avec toutes sortes d'instrumens & sans instrumens. By Jacques Ozanam. 1750. Plate XVI, page 242. Call Number TA544 .O97 1750
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Illustrating a geometric/surveying concept. In: Geometriae practicae novae et auctae tractatus I[-IV] ... By Daniel Schwenter, 1585-1636. Published posthumously in 1641. Book 1, page 151. Call Number TA544 .S38 1641
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Determining elevation and position of a spire. In: Geometriae practicae novae et auctae tractatus I[-IV] ... By Daniel Schwenter, 1585-1636. Published posthumously in 1641. Book 2, page 94. Call Number TA544 .S38 1641
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Various surveying and engineering instruments. In: Geometriae practicae novae et auctae tractatus I[-IV] ... By Daniel Schwenter, 1585-1636. Published posthumously in 1641. Book 3, page 5. Call Number TA544 .S38 1641
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Determining directions to various landmarks. In: Geometriae practicae novae et auctae tractatus I[-IV] ... By Daniel Schwenter, 1585-1636. Published posthumously in 1641. Book 3, page 8. Call Number TA544 .S38 1641
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Determining location of objects across bodies of water. In: Geometriae practicae novae et auctae tractatus I[-IV] ... By Daniel Schwenter, 1585-1636. Published posthumously in 1641. Book 3, page 12. Call Number TA544 .S38 1641
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Graphical triangulation for mapping. In: Geometriae practicae novae et auctae tractatus I[-IV] ... By Daniel Schwenter, 1585-1636. Published posthumously in 1641. Book 3, page 24. Call Number TA544 .S38 1641
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A clever instrument for observing slope and computing distance simultaneously. In: Geometriae practicae novae et auctae tractatus I[-IV] ... By Daniel Schwenter, 1585-1636. Published posthumously in 1641. Book 3, page 38. Call Number TA544 .S38 1641
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In: "La Science de l'arpenteur : dans toute son etendue", by Dupain de Montesson, 1775. Frontispiece. Library Call Number TA544 .S25 1775
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In: "La Science de l'arpenteur : dans toute son etendue", by Dupain de Montesson, 1775. Plate IV. Library Call Number TA544 .S25 1775
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In: "La Science de l'arpenteur : dans toute son etendue", by Dupain de Montesson, 1775. Plate IV detail. Library Call Number TA544 .S25 1775
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Image of William Leybourn, 1626-1716. In: "La Science de l'arpenteur : dans toute son etendue", by Dupain de Montesson, 1775. Library Call Number TA544 .S25 1775
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Leybourn's plane table. In: "Historical Account of the Plane Table" by A. M. Harrison, 1875. This is a handwritten unpublished manuscript. Library Call Number TA571 .H37 1875
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Ozanam's cartoon plane table. In: "Historical Account of the Plane Table" by A. M. Harrison, 1875. This is a handwritten unpublished manuscript. Library Call Number TA571 .H37 1875
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Ozanam's plane table and demi-circle. In: "Historical Account of the Plane Table" by A. M. Harrison, 1875. This is a handwritten unpublished manuscript. Library Call Number TA571 .H37 1875
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Ozanam's plane table and demi-circle. In: "Historical Account of the Plane Table" by A. M. Harrison, 1875. This is a handwritten unpublished manuscript. Library Call Number TA571 .H37 1875
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Ozanam's Universal Instrument. In: "Historical Account of the Plane Table" by A. M. Harrison, 1875. This is a handwritten unpublished manuscript. Library Call Number TA571 .H37 1875
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Ozanam's Compass. In: "Historical Account of the Plane Table" by A. M. Harrison, 1875. This is a handwritten unpublished manuscript. Library Call Number TA571 .H37 1875
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Diagrams from Ozanam. In: "Historical Account of the Plane Table" by A. M. Harrison, 1875. This is a handwritten unpublished manuscript. Library Call Number TA571 .H37 1875
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Diagrams from Ozanam. In: "Historical Account of the Plane Table" by A. M. Harrison, 1875. This is a handwritten unpublished manuscript. Library Call Number TA571 .H37 1875
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Benoit's Plane Table 1822 - 1865. In: "Historical Account of the Plane by A. M. Harrison, 1875. This is a handwritten unpublished manuscript. Library Call Number TA571 .H37 1875
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Diagram from Benoit 1865. In: "Historical Account of the Plane Table" Table" by A. M. Harrison, 1875. This is a handwritten unpublished manuscript. Library Call Number TA571 .H37 1875
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In: "Practijck des Landmetens...." by Johannes Sems, 1620. Page 68. Library Call Number TA544 .S4 1620

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