Topographical Drawing, Edwin R. Stuart, 1917, 1st Ed., McGraw-Hill, Near Fine

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Topographical Drawing
Author:
Edwin R. Stuart
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.
Release Date:
1917
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CARTOGRAPHY
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Used: Excellent
Sku: 02258
Notes: Near Fine, First Edition, 8vo, 9 1/4" x 6 1/2." Brown cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Covers have slight wear to edges and tips, else clean and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Pages have light age toning and a few wrinkles on back folding map, else pristine and intact. Replete with black-and-white illustrations and diagrams. One color folding map tipped in back. 128 pp., including illustrations and Index. An insightful book that explains the standards of topographical mapmaking during the early twentieth century. Among the topics discussed are map projection, instruments and drawing materials, plotting, special methods in free-hand drawing, practice in topographical drawing, lettering, conventional signs, and map drawing. Authored by Edwin R. Stuart. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.