Mathematical Treasures - John Eyre's The Exact Surveyor

Frank J. Swetz and Victor J. Katz

John Eyer Title Page


This is the title page of John Eyre’s, The Exact Surveyor published in London in 1654. It describes procedures for the measurement of land, using the instruments of plane table, theodolite, and circumferentor.


John Eyer p. 154


Pages 154 and 155 of The Exact Surveyor discuss procedures for partitioning plots of land.