Practical measuring made easy to the meanest capacity : by a new set of tables; Which shew at Sight. The Solid or Superficial Content (and consequently the Value) of any Piece or Quantity of squared or round Timber, be it Standing or Felied, also of Stone, Board, Glass, &c. made Use of in the Erecting or Repairing of any Building, &c. Contrived to answer all the Occasions of Gentlemen and Artificers, far beyond any Thing yet extant: The Contents being given in Feet, Inches, and Twelfth Parts of an Inch. with a preface, shewing the excellence of this new method of Measuring, and Demonstrating, that whoever ventures to rely upon those Obsolete Tables and Directions Published by Isaac Keay, is liable to be deceived (in comman Cases) 10s. in the Pound. By E. Hoppus, Surveyor to the Corporations of the London Assurance

Main Author: Hoppus, Edward
Format: eBook
Published: London printed, by assignment from the trustees of E. Wicksteed, for J. and F. Rivington, J. Hinton, Hawes, Clarke and Collins, S. Crowder, T. Caslon, B. Law, Robinson and Roberts, G. Pearch, and R. Baldwin 1771, 1771
Edition:The ninth edition. Greatly improved
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T78261. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (lxxvi,204p.,fold.plate) long 8°