The complete measurer or, the whole art of measuring. In two parts. The first part teaching decimal arithmetic, with the Extraction of the Square and Cube Roots. And also the Multiplication of Feet and Inches, commonly called Cross Multiplication. The second part teaching to measure all sorts of superficies and solids, by Decimals, by Cross-Multiplication, and by Scale and Compasses: Also the Works of several Artificers, relating to Building; and the Measuring of Board and Timber. Shewing the common Errors. And some Practical Questions. The tenth edition. To which is added, an appendix, 1. Of Gauging. 2. Of Land-Measuring. Very useful for all Tradesmen; especially Carpenters, Bricklayers, Plasterers, Painters, Joiners, Glasiers, Masons, &c. By William Hawney, Philomath. Recommended by the Rev. Dr. John Harris, F. R. S

Main Author: Hawney, William
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for J. Knapton, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, John Rivington, J. Rivington and J. Fletcher, J. Ward, P. Davey and B. Law, S. Crowder, T. Longman, M. Cooper, and C. Ware 1759, M.DCC.LIX. [1759]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T133471. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - With a final advertisement leaf, numbered on the recto 233
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (ix,[3],346,[2]p) ill 12°