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Page 107 - A Pocket-Book of Useful Formula and Memoranda for Civil and Mechanical Engineers. By GUILFORD L. MOLESWORTH, Mem. Inst. CE, Consulting Engineer to the Government of India for State Railways.
Page 107 - It is no disparagement to the many excellent publications we refer to, to say that in our opinion this little pocket-book of Hurst's is the very best of them all, without any exception.
Page 108 - Tables of Squares, Cubes, Square Roots, Cube Roots, Reciprocals of all Integer Numbers up to 10,000.
Page 109 - Reservoirs. On the Construction of Catch-water Reservoirs in Mountain Districts for the supply of Towns, or for other purposes, by CH Beloe, Author of ' The Handbook of the Liverpool Waterworks,- plates, 8vo, cloth I; o Retaining Walls.
Page 109 - Waterwheels, specially designed for the use of operative mechanics. By WILLIAM CULLEN, Millwright and Engineer.
Page 108 - Treatise on Valve-Gears, with special consideration of the Link-Motions of Locomotive Engines. By Dr. GUSTAV ZEUNER. Third edition, revised and enlarged, translated from the German, with the special permission of the author, by MORITZ MULLER.
Page 90 - LAND. contrasts. Below lies the plain, a picture of rural loveliness and repose. The surface is covered with the richest cultivation, irrigated by streams which descend from perennial snows, and interspersed with homesteads buried in the midst of groves and fruit trees. Turning from this scene of peaceful beauty the stern and majestic hills confront us. " Their sides are furrowed with precipitous watercourses, forests of oak clothe their flanks, and higher up give place to gloomy and funeral pines....
Page 108 - Seventh edition, royal 32mo, roan, 4f. 6d. Table of Logarithms of the Natural Numbers, from i to 108,000. By CHARLES BABBAGE, Esq., MA Stereotyped edition, royal 8vo, cloth, 7*.
Page 110 - Construction of Domes and Cupolas. : Straps, and other fastenings, Timber Construction of Partitions, Scaffolds, ' Tables, &c., &c. Staging, and Gantries. " Mr. Hurst is a modest man, and does not take credit to himself for all he has done. The book before us — although, indeed, based upon Tredgold's well-known work — is almost entirely Mr.