The art of practical measuring, by the sliding rule Shewing, how to measure round, square or other timber, stone, board, glass, paving, painting, wainscot. Also gauging; with instructions in decimals, Mr. Townley's method of the logarithms, and the use of the diagonal scale applied to gunter's chain. By Henry Coggeshall, Gent. Whereto is added, in a short method, the use of scamozzi's lines, for finding the lengths and angles of hips, rasters, &c. at any pitch, in square, bevelling or tapering frames. By John Ham. And to render the book more compleat, in this edition is added, a compendium of practical geometry and the principles of plain trigonometry, with the application thereof, by G. Thomson, A.M

Main Author: Coggeshall, Henry
Format: eBook
Published: London Printed for John Oswald, at the Rose and Crown, in the Poultry, near Stocks-Market 1732, MDCCXXXII. [1732]
Edition:The fifth edition, carefully revised
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T200534. - First published as 'A treatise of measures'. - Reproduction of original from Cambridge University Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([12],90,[2];[5],96-156p.,plates) 12°