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No signatures or previous owner's markings or labels.; UK government publication. "The War Office was a department of the British Government responsible for the administration of the British Army between 1857 and 1964, when its functions were transferred to the Ministry of Defence." - Wikipedia entry on the 'War Office', accessed October 2018. "Prepared under the direction of The Chief of the Imperial General Staff". "This publication supersedes Military Engineering, Volume XIII Survey, PArt 3, Map Compilation, 1941. Code No. 7518". "special distribution" on verso of title page. xxxii, 323 pages + 4 large folding plates + errata slip. Contents lists VI plates and 130 figures in total. These are all present. (The 130 figures and 2 of the plates are included within the pagination.) Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 266 x 184mm. Contents: Synopsis of Contents; List of Figures; Introduction; Explanation of main Terms Used; Types of Maps in Service Use; Scale; Projections; Military Grids; Control - Horizontal; Control - Vertical; The Framework of a Map; Source Material; Depiction of Detail; Depiction of Relief; Compiling; The Spelling of Geographical Names on Maps; Air Survey; Marginal Data; Drawing Techniques; Principles of Map Reproduction; Types of Maps and their Treatment; Typical Task - Procedure; Control of Work in the Map Production Establishment; Checking; Map Design and Specification; Estimating; Appendices; Tables; Maps.
Title: Military Engineering - Volume XIII Part XII - Cartography - 1962 - W O Code No. 9610
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: [London], The War Office: 1962
Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 20110