Trade card for Aaron Rathbone, London, 1616.
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Title page of 'the Surveyor' with two statues depicting arithmetic and geometry either side of a scene showing a group of men using mathematical instruments in a rural scene with a castle in the distance. Above are two globes, one celestial with the signs of the zodiac and the other terrestrial showing a map of the earth. A circular panel at the head of the page shows a man using a theodolite whilst standing on the bodies of two other men in a rural setting with a castle in the background.