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Four new and very concife Methods to determine the Areas of
The Method of Tracing Defaced Mearings from the
Very useful to Perfons who have any Property in
The whole illuftrated with Copper-plates.
THE FIFTH EDITION.
Teacher of the Mathematics.
PRINTED BY P. WOGAN, No. 23, OLD-BRIDGE.
THE RIGHT HONOURABLE
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MASTER OF THE ROLLS, &c. &c.
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