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Page 226 - ... without any exception. It would be useless to attempt a recapitulation of the contents, for it appears to contain almost everything that anyone connected with building could require, and, best of all, made up in a compact form for carrying in the pocket, measuring only 5 in. by 3 in., and about iin.
Page 232 - Treatise on Valve-Gears, with special consideration of the Link-Motions of Locomotive Engines. By Dr. GUSTAV ZEUNER, Professor of Applied Mechanics at the Confederated Polytechnikum of Zurich. Translated from the Fourth German Edition, by Professor JF KLEIN, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa. Illustrated, 8vo, cloth, 12s.
Page 226 - Modes of Measurement of the various Trades. Use and Waste. Ventilation and Warming. Credits, with various Examples of Treatment. Abbreviations. Squaring the Dimensions Abstracting, with Examples in illustration of each Trade. Billing. Examples of Preambles to each Trade. Form for a Bill of Quantities. Do Bill of Credits. Do. Bill for Alternative Estimate. Restorations and Repairs, and Form of Bill. Variations before Acceptance of Tender. Errors in a Builder's Estimate. Schedule of Prices. Form of...
Page 226 - Hurst's is the very best of them all, without any exception. It would be useless to attempt a recapitulation of the contents, for it appears to contain almost...
Page 228 - A History of Electric Telegraphy, to the Year 1837. Chiefly compiled from Original Sources, and hitherto Unpublished Documents, by JJ FAHIE, Mem. Soc. of Tel. Engineers, and of the International Society of Electricians, Paris. Crown 8vo, cloth, gs. Spans' Information for Colonial Engineers, Edited by JT HURST.
Page 230 - Second, with eight plates, 8vo, cloth, 3.i-. 6d. Practical Electrical Units Popularly Explained, with numerous illustrations and Remarks. By JAMES SWINBURNE, late of JW Swan and Co., Paris, late of Brush-Swan Electric Light Company, USA 18mo, cloth, 1s. 6d. PhilippReis, Inventor of the Telephone: A Biographical Sketch.