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A Treatise on the Application of Iron to the Construction of Bridges ...
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Página 24 - Whether we consider the liberality and beauty of the illustrations, the charm of the writing, or the durable interest of the matter, we must express our belief that there is hardly to be found among the new books, one that would be welcomed by people of so many ages and classes as a valuable present.
Página 19 - A SERIES OF METRIC TABLES. In which the British standard Measures and Weights are compared with those of the Metric System at present in Use on the Continent. By CH DOWLING, CE 8vo, strongly bound 1O/6 "Mr. Dowling's Tables are well put together as a ready reckoner for the conversion of one system into the other.
Página 22 - Field Fortification. A TREATISE on FIELD FORTIFICATION, the ATTACK of FORTRESSES, MILITARY MINING, and RECONNOITRING. By Colonel IS MACAULAY, late Professor of Fortification in the RMA, Woolwich. Sixth Edition, crown 8vo, cloth, with separate Atlas of 12 Plates, I2s.
Página 3 - Edition, revised. 5s. clotb limp ; 6s. cloth boards. 189. THE RUDIMENTS OF PRACTICAL BRICKLAYING. In Six Sections : General Principles; Arch Drawing, Cutting, and Setting; Pointing; Paving, Tiling, Materials; Slating and Plastering; Practical Geometry, Mensuration, &c.
Página 10 - ARITHMETIC, GEOMETRY, MATHEMATICS, ETC. 32. MATHEMATICAL INSTRUMENTS, a Treatise on; in which their Construction and the Methods of Testing, Adjusting, and Using them are concisely Explained. By JF HEATHER, MA, of the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. Original Edition, in i vol., Illustrated. is. 6d. *»* In ordering the above, be careful to say, " Original Edition" or give the number in the Series (32) to distinguish it from the Enlarged Edition in 3 vols.
Página 31 - Tables for Land Valuers. THE LAND VALUER'S BEST ASSISTANT: being Tables, on a very much improved Plan, for Calculating the Value of Estates. With Tables for reducing Scotch, Irish, and Provincial Customary Acres to Statute Measure, &c. By R. HUDSON, CE New Edition, royal 32mo, leather, gilt edges, elastic band, 4^.
Página 27 - Physical Geology," which sets forth the Leading Principles of the Science; and "Historical Geology," which treats of the Mineral and Organic Conditions of the Earth at each successive epoch, especial reference being made to the British Series of Rocks. By RALPH TATE.
Página 20 - With a Slide Rule, in tuck of cover. Fifth Edition ..... . 2/6J 196. THEORY OF COMPOUND INTEREST AND ANNUITIES; with Tables of Logarithms for the more Difficult Computations of Interest, Discount, Annuities, &c., in all their Applications and Uses for Mercantile and State Purposes. By FKDOR THOMAN, of the Societe" Credit Mobilier, Paris. Third Kdition, carefully revised and corrected . . . 4/0* " A very powerful work, and the author has a very remarkable command of his subject.
Página 9 - WORKMAN'S MANUAL OF ENGINEERING DRAWING. By JOHN MAXTON, Instructor in Engineering Drawing, Royal Naval College, Greenwich, formerly of RSNA, South Kensington. Third Edition, carefully revised. With upwards of 300 Plates and Diagrams. I2mo, cloth, strongly bound, 4^. " A copy of it should be kept for reference in every drawing office.