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Page 505 - 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,
Page 485 - 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,
Page 503 - The standard text-book for all engineers regarding skew arches is Mr. Buck's treatise, and it would be impossible to consult a better.
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Page 491 - Inst. CE, and M. Inst. ME Author of "Cast and Wrought Iron Bridge Construction,
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Page 514 - 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,
Page 510 - 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.