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Page 25 - Whether we consider the liberality and beauty of the illustrations, the charm of the writing, or the durable interest of the matter, we must express our belief that there is hardly to be found among the new books, one that would be welcomed by people of so many ages and classes as a valuable present.
Page 21 - 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 ij to...
Page 14 - 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 4 - Each table is printed on a small card, which, being placed on the theodolite, leaves the hands free to manipulate the instrument — no small advantage as regards the rapidity of work.
Page 30 - Tables for Land Valuers. THE LAND VALUER'S BEST ASSISTANT: being Tables, on a very much improved Plan, for Calculating the Value of Estates. With Tables for reducing Scotch, Irish, and Provincial Customary Acres to Statute Measure, &c. By R. HUDSON, CE New Edition, royal 32mo, leather, gilt edges, elastic band, 4^.
Page 147 - THE PIANOFORTE. In one vol. Half bound, 55.. 181. PAINTING POPULARLY EXPLAINED, including Fresco, Oil, Mosaic, Water Colour, Water-Glass, Tempera, Encaustic, Miniature, Painting on Ivory, Vellum, Pottery, Enamel, Glass. &c. With Historical Sketches of the Progress of the Art by THOMAS JOHN GULLICK, assisted by JOHN TIMES, FSA Fifth Edition, revised and enlarged.
Page 148 - Phrases and Forms in English, French, Italian, and German. By JAMES HADDON, MA, Arithmetical Master of King's College School, London, is. 6d. 84. ARITHMETIC, a Rudimentary Treatise on : with full Explanations of its Theoretical Principles, and numerous Examples for Practice. For the Use of Schools and for Self-Instruction. By JR YOUNG, late Professor of Mathematics in Belfast College. Tenth Edition, corrected, is. 6d. 84*.
Page 144 - Electricity," &c., &c. With 165 Woodcuts. 3s. 6d.J 11. THE ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH; its History and Progress; with Descriptions of some of the Apparatus. By R. SABINE, CE, FSA 3s. 12. PNEUMATICS, for the Use of Beginners. By CHARLES TOMLINSON. Illustrated, is. 6d. 72. MANUAL OF THE MOLLUSCA ; a Treatise on Recent and Fossil Shells. By Dr. SP WOODWARD, ALS With Appendix by RALPH TATE, ALS, FGS With numerous Plates and 300 Woodcuts.
Page 10 - 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 Useful Problems, Formulae, and Tables.
Page 19 - MEASURING, and 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.