Auction 162, Lot 804


"Surveyors and Statesmen - Land Measuring in Colonial Virginia",

Subject: References

Period: 1979 (published)


Color: Black & White

8.8 x 12.4 inches
22.4 x 31.5 cm

This fascinating reference by Sarah Shaver Hughes covers the history of surveyors and their evolving techniques in colonial Virginia. At the time of its publication, it was the only work available on surveying in colonial America. It includes more than 30 black and white illustrations and maps. Published by the Virginia Surveyors Foundation, Ltd. and the Virginia Association of Surveyors, Inc. 196 pp. Hardbound with gilt titles on front cover and spine and an illustrated dust jacket.


Condition: A

Contents and covers like new. There is light shelf wear to the dust jacket.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $55

Closed on 4/26/2017