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Сторінка 559 - Villa Architecture. A HANDY BOOK of VILLA ARCHITECTURE ; being a Series of Designs for Villa Residences in various Styles. With Detailed Specifications and Estimates. By C. WICKES, Architect, Author of " The Spires and Towers of the Mediaeval Churches of England,
Сторінка 539 - HADDON'S RUDIMENTARY ARITHMETIC. By A. ARMAN. is. 6d. 168. DRAWING AND MEASURING INSTRUMENTS. Including — I. Instruments employed in Geometrical and Mechanical Drawing, and in the Construction, Copying, and Measurement of Maps and Plans. II. Instruments used for the purposes of Accurate Measurement, and for Arithmetical Computations. By JF HEATHER, MA, late of the Royal Military Academy, "Woolwich, Author of '* Descriptive Geometry,
Сторінка 557 - The standard text-book for all engineers regarding skew arches is Mr. Buck's treatise, and it would be impossible to consult a better.
Сторінка 567 - A complete encyclopaedia of the materia tinctoria. The information given respecting each article is full and precise, and the methods of determining the value of articles such as these, so liable to sophistication, are given with clearness, and are practical as well as valuable."— Chemist and Druggist.
Сторінка 552 - Levelling. A TREATISE on the PRINCIPLES and PRACTICE of LEVELLING ; showing its Application to Purposes of Railway and Civil Engineering, in the Construction of Roads ; with Mr. TELFORD'S Rules for the same. By FREDERICK W. SIMMS, FGS, M. Inst. CE Sixth Edition, very carefully revised, with the addition of Mr.
Сторінка 573 - Alphabets. A PRIMER OF THE ART OF ILLUMINATION ; for the use of Beginners : with a Rudimentary Treatise on the Art, Practical Directions for its Exercise, and numerous Examples taken from Illuminated MSS., printed in Gold and Colours. By F. DELAMOTTE. Small 410, price gs.
Сторінка 545 - Inst. CE, and M. Inst. ME Author of "Cast and Wrought Iron Bridge Construction,
Сторінка 542 - Words, a Collection of suitable Phrases, and Easy Familiar Dialogues, is. 6d. GERMAN. 39. German Grammar. Adapted for English Students, from Heyse's Theoretical and Practical Grammar, by Dr. GL STRAUSS, is. 40. German Reader : A Series of Extracts, carefully culled from the most approved Authors of Germany ; with Notes, Philological and Explanatory.
Сторінка 568 - GALVANISM, Rudimentary Treatise on, and the General Principles of Animal and Voltaic Electricity. By Sir W. SNOW HARRIS. New Edition, with considerable Additions by ROBERT SABINE, CE, FSA is. 6d. 8. MAGNETISM; being a concise Exposition of the General Principles of Magnetical Science, and the Purposes to which it has been applied. By Sir W. SNOW HARRIS. New Edition, revised and enlarged by HM NOAD, Ph.D., Vice-President of the Chemical Society, Author of "A Manual of Electricity,
Сторінка 564 - VALUING ARTIFICERS' WORKS ; containing Directions for taking Dimensions, Abstracting the same, and bringing the Quantities into Bill, with Tables of Constants, and copious Memoranda for the Valuation of Labour and Materials in the respective Trades of Bricklayer and Slater, Carpenter and Joiner, Painter and Glazier, Paperhanger, &c.