1947 US LAND SURVEYING BOOKS Mapping FIELD WORK Surveys

  • Sold for: Start FREE Trial! or Sign In to see what it's worth.
  • Item Category: Tools
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 17,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction
Up for auction , we have a set of extraordinary vintage civil engineering books called UNITED STATES LAND SURVEYS, parts 1 & 2 , by John B. Cleary & I.C.S. Staff, published in 1947 by the International Textbook Company. First and foremost, the books contain a marvelous collection of 53 illustrations, and without exaggeration, these are some of the best illustrations of this type that you will ever see! This is a two-book-set of softcovers with brown wraps, measuring in at 5x7½, with 168 pages in total. The text throughout is very detailed, charming, and well-written, and the contents include:
Rectangular System of Dividing Land; Marking Corners and Lines; Field Notes and Official Plat; Subdivision of Sections; Retracements and Resurveys; Deeds, etc.
So many wondrous old-timey ideas ..and certainly the books are even more detailed than this! I've scanned in several of the illustrations, so as to give you a sense of the books, but (as they say) you really do have to see it to believe it. The books are in very good condition overall - the pages are clean and bright, and the books are holding together very well, and looking very good both inside and out. Feel free to have a look at my other auctions as well - I have a great number of these books up and running now, and I will combine shipping costs to save you as much money as possible. Thanks again for looking, good luck, and all the best to you!

Items in the Worthopedia are obtained exclusively from licensors and partners solely for our members’ research needs.

Relevant Articles