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A Treatise on Roads: Wherein the Principles on Which Roads Should Be Made ...
Henry Parnell, Sir,Thomas Telford
No preview available - 2016
Allesley arch Archway road bottom breadth brick bridge broken stones built carriage centre coach coating Commissioners contractor Coventry cross drains depots depth district draught earth Edition eighteen inches embankments engineer Fcap feet wide fences foot footpath formed Foster's Booth foundation four feet four inches gravel ground half Hartshill hill Holyhead Road horizontal horses improvement inches deep inches thick inches wide inclined plane J. C. Loudon John Kershaw labour laid length line of road London masonry ment miles mortar necessary nine inches North Wales parish paved pavement placed posts principle proper quicksets rails railway rate of inclination repair road materials road-making roadway side channels six inches sixteen inches slopes specification spirit level Stowe Hill streets surface surveyor Telford Thomas Baylis three feet three inches trustees turnpike roads valley velocity Vols waggon weight wheels whole
Page 428 - London's Encyclopaedia of Agriculture: comprising the Laying-out, Improvement, and Management of Landed Property, and the Cultivation and Economy of the Productions of Agriculture. With 1,100 Woodcuts. 8vo. 21s. London's Encyclopaedia of Gardening: comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape Gardening.
Page 433 - SIR EDWARD SEAWARD'S NARRATIVE OF HIS SHIPWRECK, and consequent Discovery of certain Islands in the Caribbean Sea: with a detail of many extraordinary and highly interesting Events in his Life, from 1733 to 1749. as written in his own Diary. Edited by Miss JANE PORTER.
Page 21 - They will here meet with rutts which I actually measured four feet deep, and floating with mud only from a wet summer; what therefore must it be after a winter?
Page 427 - Encyclopaedia of Plants : Comprising the Specific Character, Description, Culture, History, Application in the Arts, and every other desirable Particular respecting all the Plants found in Great Britain.
Page 439 - SHAKSPEARE, BY BOWDLER. THE FAMILY SHAKSPEARE ; in which nothing is added to the Original Text ; but those words and expressions are omitted which cannot with propriety be readaloud.
Page 428 - INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGY. Intended to convey Practical Knowledge of the Science, and comprising the most important recent discoveries ; with explanations of the facts and phenomena which serve to confirm or invalidate various Geological Theories. By ROBERT BAKEWELL.
Page 428 - Mrs. Marcet's Conversations on Chemistry, in which the Elements of that Science are familiarly explained and illustrated by Experiments.
Page 428 - Improvement, and Management of Landed Property, and the Cultivation and Economy of the Animal and Vegetable Productions of Agriculture, including all the latest Improvements. A general History of Agriculture in all Countries, and a Statistical View of its present State, with suggestions for its future progress in the British Isles.
Page 8 - All these cities were connected with each other, and with the capital, by the public highways, which, issuing from the Forum of Rome, traversed Italy, pervaded the provinces, and were terminated only by the frontiers of the empire. If we carefully trace the distance from the wall of Antoninus to Rome, and from thence to Jerusalem, it will be found that the great chain of communication, from the north-west to the south-east point of the empire, was drawn out to the length of four thousand and eighty...