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KNOWLES, John, F.R.S.
The Elements and Practice of Naval Architecture ; or, A Treatise on Ship Building, theoretical and practical, on the best principles established in
Great Britain ; with copious Tables of Dimensions, Scantlings, &c.
Third Edition, with an Appendix, containing the principles and practice of constructing the Royal and Mercantile Navies, as invented and introduced
by Sir Robert SEPPINGs, Surveyor of the Navy. -
Illustrated with a Series In 1 volume 4to,
text, and a large atlas folio volume of plates, half-bound, 6l. 6s.
LIST OF PLATES.
Perspective of the frame of a 100-gun ship
Construction of an arch, circles, &c.
Conducting bodies and bars
Representation of a flying proa
Experiments on stability.
Scale of solidity on tonnage and displacement
Machines for driving and drawing bolts
Longitudinal section and plan of a 74-gun ship
Construction1. Draught of a ship proposed to carry 80 gnns,
upon two decks, with details
2. Disposition of the frame for a ship of 80guns
The planking expanded of the 80-gunship
4. Profile of the inboard works of ditto
5. Plans of the gun-deck and orlop of ditto
6. Plans of the quarter-deck, forecastle, and
section of a 74-gun ship, as proposed by Mr. Snodgrass; midship section of a 86-gun frigate; a 36-gun frigate, as proposed by Mr. Snodgrass ; sketches of a new plan proposed for † and of the best mode of adoptingiron-work in the construction, and other details 9. Sheer draught and plans of a 40-gun friga with launch, &c. 10. Sheer draught, half-breadth and body-plans of a sloop of war 11. Draught of the " Dart" and "Arrow " sloops, as designed † General Bentham 12. A brig of war, 18 guns 13. Inboard works of ditto 14. Plans of the upper and lower decks and platforms of a brig of war 15. Yacht, " Royal Sovereign " 16. Yacht built for the Prince Royal of Denmark 17. Plans and sections of the interior of afireship 18. Draught and plans of a bomb vessel 19. A cutter upon a new construction, with a mode of fitting sliding keels
Construction20. Sheer draught, half-breadth and body-plans of an East Indiaman
. Sheer draught, half-breadth and body-plans of a West Indiaman
A collier brig of 170 tons
A Virginian-built boat fitted for a privateer
A fast sailing schooner
A Virginia pilot boat
A Berwick smack
A sloop of 60 tons in the London trade, particularly distinguished for her capacity and velocity
A Southampton fishing hoy
The long boat of an # ship, showing the nature and construction by whole whole moulding
30.A launch, pinnace, eight-oared cutter, yawl,
81. Wherry, life-boat, whale boat, a gig, a swift rowing-boat 82. Laying off, plan of the fore-body, sheer and half-breadth plan of the fore-body belonging to the square-bodies, &c. 33. Plan of the after-body, sheerand half-breadth plans of the after-body, &c. 34. After-body plan, fore-body plan, sheer and half-breadth plans of the after-cant body, sheer and half-breadth plans of the fore
cant † 35. Horizon transoms, cant transoms, sheer plan, body plan, &c. 36. Square tuck, body plans, sheer and halfbreadth plans 87. Hawse pieces, cant horse pieces, &c. 38 Laying off of the stern, laying off of the harpins, plan of the stern, sheer plans, body plans 89. Plans, elevations, and sections of the different contrivances for fitting the store-rooms, &c., on the orlop of an 80-gun ship, showing the † of fitting all ships of the line in uture
The Principles and Practice and Explanation of the Machinery of Locomotive Engines in operation on the several lines of Railway. Explanation text and 41 plates of a fine and an elaborate description in large atlas folio, half
With the text half-bound, in 4to.
MAIN, Rev. Robert, of the Observatory, Greenwich.
An Account of the Observatories in and about London. 18.
MANUFACTURES AND MACHINERY, Progress of,
In Great Britain, as exhibited chiefly in Chronological notices of some Letters Patent granted for Inventions and Improvements, from the earliest times
New Method of setting out Railway Curves, by reflecting the angle on Segment, 16mo, 2s. 6d.
THE LOG OF A MERCHANT OFFICER, Viewed with Reference to the Education of Young Officers and the Youth of the Merchant Service. By RoBERT METHvEN, Commander in the Peninsular and Oriental Company's Service. With an Editorial Preface by Dr. LYoN PLAYFAIR. In imperial 4to, with fine illustrations, extra cloth boards, 1l. 5s., or half-bound in morocco, 1l. 11s. 6d.
NARRATIVES WRITTEN BY SEA COMMANDERS, ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE LAW OF STORMS, AND OF ITS PRACTICAL APPLICATION TO NAVIGATION. The " Blenheim " Hurricane of 1851, with diagrams. In royal 8vo, 1s. 6d.
MURRAY, JOHN C.E.
A Treatise on the Stability of Retaining Walls, elucidated by Engravings and Diagrams. Part l, large 8vo. 5s. Part 2, in preparation.
OFFICE HYDRAULIC TABLES : for the use of Engineers engaged in Water Works, giving the Discharge and Dimensions of River Channels and Pipes. On a large folio sheet, price 2s. 6d.
Table I.—Mean relative dimensions of equally discharging Traepezoidal River Channels, with side slopes varying from 0 in. 1 to 2} to 1.
II.—Discharges in cubic feet per minute from the Primary Channel, in the first column of Table I., and its equivalents, calculated for various surface inclinations from the formula of Du Buât.
III.—For finding the Velocity in inches per second, and the Discharge in cubic feet per minute, from a cylindrical pipe, when the diameter and fall are given.
NEVILLE, JOHN, C.E., M.R.I.A. HYDRAULIC TABLES, COEFFICIENTS, AND FORMULAE; for finding the Discharge of Water from Orifices, Notches, Weirs, Pipes, and Rivers, with Extensive Additions, New Formulae, Tables, and General Information on Rain-Fall Catchment-Basins, Drainage, Sewerage, Water Supply for Towns and Mill Power. In 8vo., second and much improved edition, with an appendix, cloth boards, price 16s. This work contains above 150 different hydraulic formulae (the Continental ones reduced to English measures), and the most extensive and accurate Tables yet published for finding the mean velocity of discharge from triangular, quadrilateral, and circular orifices, pipes, and rivers; with experimental results and coefficients ; effects of friction : of the velocity of approach ; and of curves, bends, contractions, and expansions, the best form of channel ; the drainage effects of long and short weirs, and weirbasins : extent of back-water from weirs ; contracted channels ; catchment basins ; hydrostatic and hydraulic pressure ; water-power, &c., &c.
79. ORNAMENTS. Ornaments displayed on a full size for Working, proper for all Carvers, Painters, &e., containing a varietv of accurate examples of foliage and friezes. On 33 folio plates, engraved in imitation of chalk drawings, 12s. 80. O'BRIEN'S W., C.E.
Prize Essay on Canals and Canal Conveyance, Plates, 8vo, 2s. 6d.
81. PAMBOUR, COUNT DE.
STEAM ENGINE ; the Theory of the proportions of Steam Engines, and a - series of practical formulae to determine the velocity of any engine with a given load, the load for a stated velocity, the evaporation for desired effects, the horse-power, the useful effect for a given consumption of water or fuel, the load, expansion, and counterweight fit for the production of the maximum useful effcet, &c. With an APPENDIx, containing concise rules for persons not familiar with algebraic signs, and intended to render the use of the formulae contained in the work clear and easy. In demy 8vo, cloth,
A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON LOCOMOTIVE ENGINES UPON RAILWAYS ; with practical Tables and an Appendix, showing the expense of conveying goods by means of locomotives on railroads. By CoUNT F. M. G. DE PAMBoUR. In 8vo, cloth, boards, with plates, a second edition, 18s.
83, PARKER, CHARLES, Architect, F.I.B.A.
The Rural and Villa Architecture of Italy, portraying the several veryinteresting examples in that country, with estimates and specifications for the application of the same designs in England ; selected from buildings and scenesin - the vicinity of Rome and Florence, and arranged for Rural and Domestic Buildings generally. Medium 4to, 72 finely executed plates, in cloth neat, , ll. 16s. 84.
POLE, WILLIAM, M. Inst., C.E. CORNISH PUMPING ENGINE ; designed and constructed at the Hayle Copper House in Cornwall, under the superintendence of CAPTAIN JENKINs ; erected and now on duty at the coal mines of Languin, Department of the Loire Inférieur, near Nantes. Nine elaborate drawings, historically and scientifically described. Price complete 2l. 2s. in 4to.
AN ANALYTICAL INVESTIGATIoN oF THEACTIoN oF THE coRNISH PUMPING ENGINE, with plate. This Third Part completes the " Treatise on the Cornish Pumping Engine." 10s. 6d.
PORTFOLIO OF ENGINEERING ENGRAVINGS ;
Useful to Students as a Text Book, or, a Drawing Book of Engineering and Mechanics ; being a series of practical examples in Civil, Hydraulic, and Mechanical Engineering. Fifty engravings to a scale for drawing and for practice ; with explanatory details, sectional parts, &c. : selected as an elementary and praetical introduction to the professional student in the commencement of his career; also, for tuition in the engineering and mechanical classes in the various Scientific Established Schools, and for Home Instruction, with interleaving tracing paper to qualify the hand for drawing. 50 plates, 28s. bound in 4to, size.
TPlates of Bann and Dodder Reservoirs, compris- Marine Engines of the steam ship " Kamschatka,"
ing maps, plans, sections, and elevations and elevations, sections, and plans
working drawings. Hydrostatic and Hydraulic Docks at New York, Dredging Machines, three examples, with sec- Floating Docks, Morton and other Slips, de
tions, details, and working drawings. tails, plans, &e., &c. Herne Bay Pier, plans, sections, and details Bridge of Boats, plans, sections, and details.
PORTFOLIO OF GREEK ARCHITECTURE ;
LIST OF PLATES.
24. Detail t the ouiiaing 25. The Temple of Ceres, plan
at large - - -
of the Temple Elevation of the portico . Longitudinal section through the The order of the portico at large - Section through the entablature in the return of the portico . - - Details of the building - - - Fragments found at Eleusis - - Temple of Diana-propylaea-Plan of the Temple . - - - - Elevation of the Temple . - - Flank of the Temple . - - Order of the antae - - Section through the entablature in front . Section through the portico - -
Plan of the roof . - - - -
PORTFOLIO OR DRAWING BOOK OF GOTHIC CHURCH
ARCHITECTURE, of the periods of the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries.
to architects, builders, and students, for designing from the original and chaste examples of the best times of ecclesiastical architecture; and essen
tial for the student in drawing correctly from the best models.
by John Le Keux and others. tracing paper.
. Perspective blocks of 12 English and
LIST OF PIATES.
Numbering on plates. 1. St. Marie's Abbey, Boileau, ground plan of
refectory, and details of windows . . 1
50, Nine cross sections of ditto
50 plates, Engravings executed
Numbering on plates. Bishopstone Church, longitudinal section through nave, tower, and chancel . . 6 Ditto, sections through transept . . 7 Ditto, transverse sections - - . 8 Ditto, elevation of sedilia and priest's entrance . - - - - - . 9 . Ditto, sedilia &c. . - - - . 10 . Ditto, elevation of founder's tomb . , 11 . Ditto, elevation section, and detail of niche 12 . Ditto, elevation and details . - . 13 . Ditto, parapets and detail - - . 14 . Ditto, view of priest's entrance - . 15 . Ditto, south-west view of almonry . . 16 Ditto, chancel window, plan and elevation, parapet, † - - - - . 17 All Saints'Church, Maidstone, plan . . 1 Ditto, east elevation - - - . 2 Ditto elevation of north aisle of chancel . 8 Ditto, sections of mouldings . . . . 4 Ditto, elevation of sedilia. - - , 5 Ditto, section, plan, &c., and tomb . . 6 Ditto, details, and ornament - , 7 Ditto, ditto, ditto . . . . .. 9 Stoke Golding Church, ground plan with details . - - - - - . 1 Ditto, view . - - - 2 . Ditto, windows and detail 4 Ditto, ditto, ditto . - - 5 Ditto, parapet of tower, front . 6
ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL, LONDON, GREAT PLAN.
J. Wale and J. Gwyn's Great Plan, accurately measured from the Building, with all the dimensions figured and in detail, description of Compartments by engraved Writing. Size of plate 4# feetin height, 10s. This plan, if ever printed, has not been so for upwards of fifty years. This and the transverse section are most interesting and elaborate engravings, especially now as some desire (always so by the public) is manifested on the part of the authorities to consummate an ardent call for its sacred use and those requirements which this national building has so long needed.
VALUABLE AND EssENTIAL STANDARD WoRKs on the Sirength of Materials, Wrought and Cast Iron, and other Metals.
11l. STRENGTH OF MATERIALS.
FAIRBAIRN, WILLIAM, C.E., F.R.S.,
ON THE APPLICATION OF CAST AND WROUGHT IRON TO BUILDING PURPOSES.
Second edition, greatly enlarged, with corrections and additions, to which is added,
A PRACTICAL ESSAY ON THE STRENGTH OF CAST IRON AND OTHER METALS; INTENDED
FOR THE ASSISTANCE oF ENGINEERs, IRoN-MASTERs, MILL-WRIGHTs,
Containing practical rules, tables, and examples founded on a series of new experiments; with an extensive table of the properties of materials. Illustrated byseveral engravings and wood-cuts. Fifth edition, 1860-1, improved ; together with the Experimental Researches on the strength and other properties of Cast Iron ; with the development of new principles, calculations deduced from them, and enquiries applicable to rigid and tenacious bodies generally, by EAToN HoDGKINsoN, F.R.S. ; with plates and diagrams. Second edition, 1860-1. The work complete in 2 vols., bound in 1 vol., price, in extra cloth boards, 16s. The second portion of the work containing Mr. Hodgkinson's Experimental Researches may be had separately, price 9s.
114. TEMPLE CHURCH.
The Architectural History and Architectural Ornaments, Embellishments, and Painted Glass, of the Temple Church, London ; consisting of 30 very elaborately drawn engravings, many of which are highly coloured and prcduced by Mr. OwEN JoNEs, &c., in the best style of art : drawn from admeasurements; and with descriptive text. In large 4to, neatly half-bound and lettered, ll. 1s. A few copies on large imperial size, extra half-binding, ll. lls. 6d.