Or, Measuring Made Easy to the Meanest Capacity, by a New Set of Tables, Which Shew, at Sight, The Solid Contents of any Piece of Timber, Stgone, &c. either Square, Round of Unequal-sides, and the Value at any Price per Foot Cubes. Also, The Superficial Contents of Boards, Glass, Painting, Plastering, &c., with copious Explanations of the Uses and Applications of the Tables. Contrived to answer all the Occasions of Gentlemen and Artificers, far beyond any thing yet extant; The Contents being given in Feet, Inches, Quarters and Twelfth Parts of an Inch. With a Preface, Shewing the Excellence of This New Method of Measuring; And some curious Observations concerning Measuring of Timber by several Dimensions. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd ... N.d. c.[1890].
Tall narrow 12mo. 7.5cm x 19cm. xl + 196pp. Folding frontis., 3 figures. Some very light browning, ink stamp, contemporary gilt lettered blind embossed leather, some scuffing to edges.
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