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backmatter (unopened plate? or readerʼs doodle?)
(detail; 90º cw; inverted; levels 0 1.20 255)
ex Directions for Laying Off Ships on the Mould Loft Floor, &c. &c., Designed for the Use of the Students in the School of Naval Architecture.
By John Fincham (d. 1859), Superindentent of the School of Naval Architecture, Portsmouth Dock-Yard.
Portsea: Printed by William Woodward, on the Hard. 1822
NYPL copy, digitized November 6, 2009
no scan of this edition available at archive.org
hence source screen shot
but see later (1840) edition, Harvard copy, opens to unchanged preface p iv

to prove it by diagonals       57
words which might be more generally conformable to geometrical science...       iv

9 April 2017

diagrams; geometry; laying off; on the hard; words
John Fincham, Directions (1822)