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A Treatise on the Origin, Progress, Prevention, and Cure of Dry Rot in ...
Thomas Allen Britton
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Page 10 - A MANUAL OF THE ART OF BOOK-BINDING : Containing full instructions in the different Branches of Forwarding, Gilding, and Finishing. Also, the Art of Marbling Book-edges and Paper. By JAMES B. NICHOLSON. Illustrated. 12mo., cloth $2 25 fT3RRIS.— A HAND-BOOK FOR LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS AND -1' MACHINISTS : Comprising the Proportions and Calculations for Constructing Locomotives ; Manner of Setting Valves ; Tables of Squares, Cubes, Areas, etc.
Page 75 - P. Report on the Filtration of River Waters for the supply of Cities, as practised in Europe, made to the Board of Water Commissioners of the city of St. Louis.
Page 12 - BAKER. — 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. By B. BAKER. I2mo. $1.50...
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Page 18 - The Elementary Principles of Carpentry. By THOMAS TREDGOLD. Revised from the original edition, and partly re-written, by JOHN THOMAS HURST. Contained in 517 pages of letterpress, and illustrated with 48 plates and 150 wood engravings.
Page 296 - Then the priest shall command that they empty the house, before the priest go into it to see the plague, that all that is in the house be not made unclean: and afterward the priest shall go in to see the house: 37 And he shall look on the plague, and, behold, if the plague be in the walls of the house with hollow strakes, greenish or reddish, which in sight are lower than the wall...