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Page 22 - Mechanical Drawing. A Textbook of Geometrical Drawing for the use of Mechanics and Schools, in which the Definitions and Rules of Geometry are familiarly explained; the Practical Problems are arranged from the most simple to the more complex, and in their description technicalities are avoided as much as possible. With illustrations for Drawing Plans, Sections, and Elevations of Railways and Machinery; an Introduction to Isometrical Drawing, and an Essay on Linear Perspective and Shadows.
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Page 5 - 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 2 - THE THEORY OF STRAINS IN GIRDERS —and Similar Structures— with Observations on the Application of Theory to Practice, and Tables of Strength and other Properties of Materials.
Page 20 - One of the most important text-books- for the general surveyor, and there is scarcely a question connected with levelling for which a solution would be sought but that would be satisfactorily answered by consulting the volume.
Page 27 - THE GEOLOGY OF PENNSYLVANIA: A Government Survey ; with a General View of the Geology of the United States, Essays on the Coal- Formation and its Fossils, and a Description of the Coal-Fields of North America and Great Britain. By PROFESSOR HENRY DARWIN ROGERS, FRS, FGS , Professor of Natural History in the University of Glasgow.
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