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An Account of the Measurement of Two Sections of The Meridional Arc of India, Bounded by the Parallels of 18 3' 15''; 24 7' 11''; & 29 30' 48''. Conducted Under the Orders of The Honourable East-India Company. 2 volume set
First Edition. Maroon/gilt hardback cloth cover (vol 1) and black textured cloth (vol 2).. G+ : in Good plus condition without dust jackets as issued. Ex Newcastle reference library. 310mm x 260mm (12" x 10"). Vol 1: 439pp; Vol 2: 30 plates + long fold-out plan. Frontis engraving and 30 plates plus long fold-out plan and numerous fold-out charts. Everest [1790-1866] was Surveyor General of India and largely responsible for completing the section of the Great Trigonometric Survey of India.
      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
Last Found On: 2014-02-01           Check availability:      UKBookWorld    

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