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Page 111 - 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 112 - Health and Comfort in House Building, or Ventilation with Warm Air by Self-Acting Suction Power, with Review of the mode of Calculating the Draught in Hot-Air Flues, and with some actual Experiments. By J. DRYSDALE, MD, and JW HAYWARD, MD Second edition, with Supplement, with plates, demy 8vo, cloth, 'js.
Page 92 - 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 water-courses; forests of oak clothe their flanks, and higher up give place to gloomy and funereal pines ; above all...
Page iii - Silver Mines. Vazeeri Rupi, the Silver Country of the Vazeers, in Kulu ; its Beauties, Antiquities, and Silver Mines, including a trip over the lower Himalayah range and Glaciers, by J.
Page viii - ... a fear which may have seized upon the minds of some of my readers — is unwarranted by the data registered in the crust of the earth. Gold is, after all, by far the most restricted— in its native distribution — of the precious metals. Silver and argentiferous lead, on the contrary, expand so largely downwards into the bowels of the rocks as to lead us to believe that they must yield enormous profits to the skilful miner for ages to come ; and the more so in proportion as better machinery...