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Page 543 - Rules for the same. By FREDERICK W. SIMMS, FGS, M. Inst, CE Fifth Edition, very carefully revised, with the addition of Mr. LAW'S Practical Examples for Setting out Railway Curves, and Mr. TRAUTWINE'S Field Practice of Laying out Circular Curves. With 7 Plates and numerous Woodcuts. 8vo. 8s. 6d. cloth.
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