Books tagged: surveying

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Trust Me, I'm a Surveyor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,660. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Chris and her husband, Chris (AKA Chris Twice), started their surveyor's business in London, 'Site surveying, drawing plans, rescuing hostages and solving crimes'. Chris tells of the establishment and growth of the business, including the perils of working for the cartoonishly sinister Mr Gold, the suspected murder of another surveyor and the joys and disasters of running their own company.
Andrew Ellicott: The Stargazer Who Defined America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,750. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This true never-before-told story is about the four year expedition to survey the southern boundary separating the young U.S. from Spain after the end of the Revolutionary War. Andrew Ellicott, the brilliant astronomer-surveyor had to deal with the duplicitous Spanish, hostile Indians, counter-spies and living in swamps and dense forests.
A Daring Rescue: A Story of George Washington: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · Heroes in History 15-Minute Books. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
It was a calm, sunny day in the year 1750. The scene: a piece of forest land in the north of Virginia, near a large stream of water. Surveying equipment was lying about, and several men were resting under the trees. Their dress and appearance showed that they were laying out the wild lands of the country. Find out what George Washington did in this book! Educational versions have CCSS activities.
Eve's Election
Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Eve stars in this story-poem about the up and down game of politics.
Surveying the Field: Changes in Quantity Surveying
Price: Free! Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Estimating
This book details the changing role of the quantity surveyor. It compares traditional expectations with the changes have occurred, and why these are necessary in the modern world. Including the presentation of original research conducted with Coventry University. The book contains valuable information for academics, quantity surveyors and other agents associated with the construction industry.
The Keep
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 191,150. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Isolated and deep in the mountains, the Keep is a disturbing place. Why would the New Order want it, and for what? But you didn’t ask questions the way things were. You kept your head down and did as you were told. Just do your job, Josyff kept reminding himself. Yet there were strange problems with his work... and dreams... and him... and the building itself -- massive, yet, somehow, changing.