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Page 625 - Trigonometrical Surveying. AN OUTLINE OF THE METHOD OF CONDUCTING A TRIGONOMETRICAL SURVEY, for the Formation of Geographical and Topographical Maps and Plans, Military Reconnaissance, Levelling, &c., with the most useful Problems in Geodesy and Practical Astronomy.
Page 638 - THE DISCOUNT GUIDE. Comprising several Series of Tables for the use of Merchants, Manufacturers, Ironmongers, and others, by which may be ascertained the exact Profit arising from any mode of using Discounts, either in the Purchase or Sale of Goods, and the method of either Altering a Rate of Discount or Advancing a Price, so as to produce, by one operation, a sum that will realise any required profit after allowing one or more Discounts : to which are added Tables of Profit or Advance from...
Page 7 - 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.
Page 630 - MATHEMATICAL TABLES, for Trigonometrical, Astronomical, and Nautical Calculations ; to which is prefixed a Treatise on Logarithms. By HENRY LAW, CE Together with a Series of Tables for Navigation and Nautical Astronomy. By Prof. JR YOUNG. New Edition. 4s. 204*.
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Page 4 - Dr. Lardners Museum of Science and Art. THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND ART. Edited by DIONYSIUS LARDNER, DCL, formerly Professor of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy in University College, London. With upwards of 1 200 Engravings on Wood.
Page 638 - 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.
Page 630 - Light-Houses. EUROPEAN LIGHT-HOUSE SYSTEMS ; being a Report of a Tour of Inspection made in 1873. By Major GEORGE H. ELLIOT, Corps of Engineers, USA Illustrated by 51 Engravings and 31 Woodcuts in the Text. 8vo, 2is.
Page 623 - Professor Goodeve has given us a treatise on the steam engine, which will bear comparison with anything written by Huxley or Maxwell, and we can award it no higher praise." — Engineer. "Mr. Goodeve's text-book is a work of which every young engineer should possess himself.
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