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A compendium of fortification, both geometrically and instrumentally, by a scale the making whereof is shewed by the tables, and their use, both of the tables and the scale, for speedy protracting of any fort consisting of 8 bulwarks, whose bastion-angles shall not exceed 90 degrees, and so the like for bastion-angles of 12 bulwarks by

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Published by Printed by E. Cotes ... in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Military architecture -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Fortification -- Early works to 1800.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Philip Staynred ...
GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1103:1.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2], 13 p.
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16732037M

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Fortification, or, Architecture military [electronic resource]: unfolding the principal mysteries there A compendium of fortification, both geometrically and instrumentally, by a scale [microform]: the makin A compendium of fortification, both geometrically and instrumentally, by a scale [electronic resource]. A compendium of fortification, both geometrically and instrumentally, by a scale the making whereof is shewed by the tables, and their use, both of the tables and the scale, for speedy protracting of any fort consisting of 8 bulwarks, whose bastion-angles shall not exceed 90 degrees, and so the like for bastion-angles of 12 bulwarks / written by Philip Staynred Author: Philip. Staynred. A compendium of fortification, both geometrically and instrumentally, by a scale the making whereof is shewed by the tables, and their use, both of the tables and the scale, for speedy protracting of any fort consisting of 8 bulwarks, whose bastion-angles shall not exceed 90 degrees, and so the like for bastion-angles of 12 bulwarks / written. Image: A cross section of fortifications in the new style, as conceived by Philip Staynred in A Compendium of Fortification: Both Geometrically and Instrumentally by a Scale (London, ). Image source: The Geometry of War,

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