The complete measurer : adapted to timber and building, agreeable to the Irish standard: containing, I. The Customs and Prices of the several Artificers Work, relating to Building, such as Carpenters, Bricklayers, Stone-Cutters, Slators, Glaziers, Smiths, Plumbers, Painters, Plasterers, and Stucco-Mens Work; also Paper Hanging Measure; with Paving, and sinking Foundations. II. Proportions of Scantling in small and large Buildings. III. Allowances in Carpentry respecting Wainscot, Doors, and Trimming of Windows. IV. Prices of Scantlings (from 2 to 81/2 Inches) per Running Foot, governed by different Rates per Cube Foot. V. Allowances pointed out requisite for the various Defects which frequently appear in Timber. VI. Practical Measuring of Timber, Plank, and Board, customary in this City. Vii. A copious Set of Tables of Solid and Superficial Measure, shewing, at Sight, the Contents practically needful in this Kingdom, and now extended to 42 Inches in Breadth. Viii. Naval Measuring, or the Method of measuring Ships in Great Britain and Ireland. IX. A Method of finding the Content of a Cask of Liquor. X. Rate of Exchange with France, Spain, Holland, Hamburgh, Portugal, Genoa, and Leghorn. XI. A Table of the Prices of Mens Days-Work, at various Rates per Week of six Days, down to half a Day proportionally. XII. A Table of Guineas and Half Guineas, from 1, 11/2, and so on to 100. With a concise and easy method of keeping accounts by Day-Book and Leger. The Whole struck out in a Satisfactory Manner. By P. Levi Hodgson, Measurer, And a Practitioner in the Business for Thirty Years

Main Author: Hodgson, Ph. Levi
Format: eBook
Published: Dublin printed by R. Marchbank, for J. Beatty, (no. 32,) Skinner-Row 1779, MDCCLXXIX. [1779]
Edition:The seventh edition, with large additions
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Braces in title. - English Short Title Catalog, T164245. - In this edition "J. Beatty" in the imprint has been substituted for "for the author. - Price from imprint: price Five British Shillings. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - The pagination of the second sequence of six pages is duplicated
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([4],94,6,[3],6,6,120-124p) 8°