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Page 76 - BY GILBERT R. REDGRAVE, Assoc. INST. CE, Assistant Secretary for Technology, Board of Education, South Kensington, AND CHARLES SPACKMAN, FCS *'We can thoroughly recommend it as a first-class investment.
Page 35 - A MANUAL OF APPLIED MECHANICS : Comprising the Principles of Statics and Cinematics, and Theory of Structures, Mechanism, and Machines. With Numerous Diagrams. Crown 8vo, Cloth. EIGHTEENTH EDITION. 12s. 6d. A MANUAL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING : Comprising Engineering Surveys, Earthwork, Foundations, Masonry, Carpentry, Metal Work, Roads, Railways, Canals, Rivers, Waterworks, Harbours, &c.
Page 38 - The Chapters on Tonnage and Freeboard have been brought thoroughly up to date, and embody the latest (1906) Board of Trade Regulations on these subjects. KNOW YOUR OWN SHIP, BY THOMAS WALTON, NAVAL ARCHITECT. Specially arranged to suit the requirements of Ships' Officers, Shipowners, Superintendents, Draughtsmen, Engineers, and Others, CONTENTS.
Page 59 - Civil and Metallurgical Engineer. " A handsome volume of 400 pages which will be a valuable book of reference for all associated with the process."— Mining Journal.
Page 72 - Illustrated. ids. 6d. FLESH FOODS : With Methods for their Chemical, Microscopical, and Bacteriological Examination. A Practical Handbook for Medical Men, Analysts, Inspectors and others. BY C. AINSWORTH MITCHELL, BA, FIC, FCS " A compilation which will be most useful for the class for whom it is intended."— AtMtHtrum, 5-ONDON : CHARLES GRIFFIN & CO., LIMITED.
Page 63 - Typical Metallurgical Processes. — The Micro-Structure of Metals and Alloys. — Economic Considerations. " No English text-book at all approaches this in the COMPLETENESS with which the most modern views on the subject are dealt with. Professor Austen's volume will be INVALUABLE, not only to the student, but also to those whose knowledge of the art is far advanced.
Page 32 - THE SAME AUTHOR. KITCHEN BOILER EXPLOSIONS: Why they Occur, and How to Prevent their Occurrence. A Practical Handbook based on Actual Experiment. With Diagram and Coloured Plate.
Page 85 - SKETCHES OF BRITISH WILD FLOWERS IN THEIR HOMES. BY R. LLOYD PRAEGER, BA, MRIA Illustrated by Drawings from Nature by S. Rosamond Praeger, and Photographs by R. Welch.
Page 80 - In Crown 8vo. Handsome Cloth. With Illustrations. 55. THE PAINTER'S LABORATORY GUIDE. A Student's Handbook of Paints, Colours, and Varnishes. BY GEORGE H. HURST, FCS ABSTRACT OF CONTENTS.