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Page 608 - A Pocket-Book for Boiler Makers and Steam Users, comprising a variety of useful information for Employer and Workman, Government Inspectors, Board of Trade Surveyors, Engineers in charge of Works and Slips, Foremen of Manufactories, and the general Steamusing Public. By MAURICE JOHN SEXTON. Second edition, royal 32mo, roan, gilt edges, S^. Electrolysis: a Practical Treatise on Nickeling, Coppering, Gilding, Silvering, the Refining of Metals, and the treatment of Ores by means of Electricity.
Page 599 - ... 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. It would be useless to attempt a recapitulation of the contents, for it appears to contain almost everything that anyone connected with building could require, and, best of all, made up in a compact form for carrying in the pocket, measuring only 5 in. by 3 in., and about \ in.
Page 609 - A Practical Treatise on the Steam Engine, containing Plans and Arrangements of Details for Fixed Steam Engines, with Essays on the Principles involved in Design and Construction. By ARTHUR RIGG, Engineer, Member of the Society of Engineers and of the Royal Institution of Great Britain. Demy 410, copiously illustrated with woodcuts and 96 plates, in one Volume, half-boun3 morocco, 2l. 2s. ; ' or cheaper edition, cloth, 2$s.
Page 605 - Shade-lining, etc., together with practical instructions as to the Lining, Colouring, Printing, and general treatment of Engineering Drawings, with a chapter on drawing Instruments. By GEORGE S. CLARKE, Capt. RE Second edition, with 21 plates.
Page 600 - Long-Span Railway Bridges, comprising Investigations of the Comparative Theoretical and Practical Advantages of the various adopted or proposed Type Systems of Construction, with numerous Formulae and Tables giving the weight of Iron or Steel required in Bridges from 300 feet to the limiting Spans; to which are added similar Investigations and Tables relating to Short•span Railway Bridges.
Page 616 - Freezing. Fulminates. Furniture Creams, Oils, Polishes, Lacquers, and Pastes. Gilding. Glass Cutting, Cleaning, Frosting, Drilling, Darkening, Bending, Staining, and Painting. Glass Making. Glues. Gold. Graining. Gums.
Page 597 - Pocket-Book for Chemists, Chemical Manufacturers, Metallurgists, Dyers, Distillers, Brewers, Sugar Refiners, Photographers, Students, etc., etc. By THOMAS BAYLEY, Assoc. RC Sc. Ireland, Analytical and Consulting Chemist and Assayer. Fourth edition, with additions, 437 pp., royal 32mo, roan, gilt edges, 5^.
Page 608 - Screw Cutting Tables, for the use of Mechanical Engineers, showing the proper arrangement of Wheels for cutting the Threads of Screws of any required pitch, with a Table for making the Universal Gas-pipe Threads and Taps.
Page 610 - Treatise on Watchwork, Past and Present. By the Rev. HL NELTHROPP, MA, FSA With 32 illustrations, crown 8vo, cloth, 6s. 6d, CONTENTS : Definitions of Words and Terms used in Watchwork — Tools — Time — Historical Summary — On Calculations of the Numbers for Wheels and Pinions ; their Proportional Sizes, Trains, etc.— Of Dial Wheels, or Motion Work— Length of Time of Going without Winding up — The Verge — The Horizontal — The Duplex — The Lever — The Chronometer — Repeating...