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In One Large Volume Octavo, Eieven Hundred Pages, with numerous

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A GENERAL TEXT BOOK,

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ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS, SURVEYORS, SOLICITORS,

AUCTIONEERS, LAND AGENTS, AND STEWARDS,

IN ALL THEIR SEVERAL AND VARIED PROFESSIONAL OCCUPATIONS;

AD FOR THE

ASSISTANCE AND GUIDANCE OF

COUNTRY GENTLEMEN AND OTHERS

ENGAGED IN THE TRANSFER, MANAGEMENT, OR IMPROVEMENT OF

LANDED PROPERTY:

COXTAINING

THEOREMS, FORMULÆ, RULES, AND TABLES

O GEOMETRY, MENSURATION, AND TRIGONOMETRY; LAND MEASURING, SURTETIKA

AND LEVELLING; RAILWAY AND HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING ; TIMEER MED ING; THE VALUATION OF ARTIFICERS' WORK, ESTATES, LEASEHOLDS, LIVESOLDK ANNUITIES, TILLAGES, FARMING STOCK, AND TENANT RIGHT ; THE ASELEPIT OF PARIBHES, RAILWAYS, GAS AND WATER WORKS; THE LAW OF DILAPID TIONS AND NCISANCES, APPRAISEMENTS AND AUCTIONS, LANDLORD AD TENANT, AGREEMENTS AND LEASES.

TOGETHER WITH EXAMPLES OF VILLAS AND COUNTRY HOUSE

BY EDWARD RYDE, Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor, Author of several Professional Works

TO WHICH ARE ADDED SEVERAL CHAPTERS OX

AGRICULTURE AND LANDED PROPERTY,

BY PROFESSOR DONALDSON,

Author of several Works on Agriculture,

WORKS PUBLISHED BY MR. WEALE.

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CONTENTS

CHAPTER I.--ARITHMETIC. 1. Notation-2. Proof of the First Four Rules-3. Vulgar Fractions-4. Decimals—5. Duodecimals—6. Powers and Roots—7. Properties of Numbers-8. Logarithms and Mathematical Tables.

II.-PLANE AND SOLID GEOMETRY. 1. Definitions--2. Of Angles and Right Lines, and their Rectangles-3. Of Triangles—4. Of Quad. rilaterals and Polygons—5. Of the Circle, and Inscribed and Circumscribing Figures-6. Of Planes and Solids--7. Practical Geometry.

III.-MENSURATION. 1. Comparison of English and French Weights and Measures-2. Mensuration of Superficies-3. Mensuration of Solids.

IV.-TRIGONOMETRY. 1. Definitious and Trigonometrical Formulæ2. General Propositions—3. Solution of the Cases of Plane Triangles.

V.-CONIO SECTIONS.

VI.—LAND MEASURING. Including Table of Decimals of an Acre Table of Land Nieasure, by dimensions taken in yards.

VII.—LAND SURVEYING. 1. Parish and Estate Surveying—2. Trigonometrical Surveying—3. Traverse Surveying—4. Field Instruments, the Prismatic Compass; the Box Sextant; the Theodolite.

VIII.-LEVELLING. Levelling Instruments, the Spirit Level; the Y Level; Troughton's Level; Mr. Gravatt's Level; Levelling StavesExamples in Levelling.

IX.-PLOTTING. Embracing the Circular Protractor—The T Square and Semicircular Protractor-Plotting Sections.

X.-COMPUTATION OF AREAS. The Pediometer— The Computing Scale-Computing Tables.

XI.-COPYING MAPs. Including a description of the Pentagraph.

XII.-RAILWAY SURVEYING. 1. Exploration and Trial Levels; Standing Orders.--2. Proceedings subsequent to the Passing of the Act; Tables for Setting out Curves; Tables for Setting out Slopes; Tables of Relative Gradients; Specification of Works to be executed in the construction of a Railway; Form of Tender.

XIII.-COLONIAL SURVEYING.

XIV.-HYDRAULICS IN CONNECTION WITH DRAINAGE, SEWERAGE, AND WATER SCPPLY.-With Synopsis of Ryde's Hydraulic Tables Specifications, Iron Pipes and Castings; Stone-Ware Drain Pipes ; Pipe Laying; Reservoir.

XV.–TIMBER MEASURING. Including Timber Tables, Solid Measure, Unequal Sided Timber; Superficial Measure.

XVI.-ARTIFICERS' WORK. 1. Bricklayers' and Excavators'—2. Slaters'—3. Carpenters' and Joiners'—4. Sawyers'5. Stonemasons'6. Plasterers'—7. Ironmongers’-8. Painters'--9. Glaziers’–10. Paper Hangers'.

XVII.–VALUATION OF ESTATES. With Tables for the Purchasing of Freehold, Copyhold, or Leasehold Estates, Annuities, and Advowsona, and for Renewing Leases for Terms of Years certain and for Lives.

XVIII.-VALUATION OF TILLAGES AND TENANT RIGIIT. With Tables for Measuring and Valuing Hay Ricks.

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1.-Landlord and Tenant-their Position and Connections.

II.-Lease of Land, Conditions, and Restrictions; Choice of Tenant

and Assignation of the Deed.

III.-Cultivation of Land, and Rotation of Crops.

IV.–Buildings necessary on Cultivated Lands-Dwelling Houses,

Farmeries, and Cottages for Labourers.

V.-Laying-out Farms, Roads, Fences, and Gates.

VI.- Plantations—Young and old Timber.

VII.-Meadows and Embankments, Beds of Rivers, Water Courses,

and Flooded Grounds.

VIII.-Land Draining, Open and Covered, -Plan, Execution, and
Arrangement between Landlord and Tenant.

IX.-Minerals—Working and Value.

X.-Expenses of an Estate-Regulations of Disbursements-
Relation of the appropriate Expenditures.

XI.-- Valuation of Landed Property; of the Soil, of Houses, of Woods,
of Minerals, of Manorial Rights, of Royalties, and of Fee Farm Rents

XII.—Land Stoward and Farm Bailiff : Qualifications and Duties.

XIII.--Manor Bailiff, Woodreve, Gardener, and Gamekeeper--their
Position and Duties.

XIV:—Fixed days of Audit-Half-Yearly Payments of Rents—Form

of Notices, Receipts, and of Cash Books, General Map of Estates, and al

cach separate Farm--Concluding Observations.

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STONE, TIMBER, AND IRON BRIDGES.

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BRIDGES.

45. 1 4 rols. royal 8vo, illustrated by 138 engravings and 92 wood-cuts, bound 3 vols. half-morocco, price £4. 108.

THE THEORY, PRACTICE, AND ARCHITECTURE

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BRIDGES OF STONE, IRON, TIMBER, AND WIRE;

WITH EXAMPLES ON THE PRINCIPLE OF SUSPENSION.

DIVISIONS OF THE WORK.

"HEORY OF BRIDGES. By James Hann, King's College, London. » EXERAL PRINCIPLES OF CONSTRUCTION, &c. Translated from Gauthey. HEORY OF THE ARCH, &c. By Professor Moseley. APERS ox FOUNDATIONS. By T. Hughes, C.E. ICCOUNT OF Hutchesox BRIDGE, GLASGOW, with Specification. By

the late Robert Stevenson, C.E. MATHEMATICAL PRINCIPLES or Dredge's Suspension BRIDGE. ESSAY AND TREATISES ON THE PRACTICE AND ARCHITECTURE OF Bridges.

By William Hosking, F.S.A., Arch'. and C.E. SPECIFICATION OF CHESTER DEE Bridge. PRACTICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE TIMBER BRIDGES, &C., ON THE UTICA AND

SYRACUSE RAILROAD, U.S. By B. F. Isherwood, C. E., New York. Description of the Plates.-General Index, &c., &c., &c.

LIST OF PLATES.

1. Centering of Ballater bridge across the the benefit of the water-works, &c., in river Dee, Aberdeenshire.

1763 ; sections of the same. 2. Town's American timber bridge. 20. Plan and elevation of timber bridge for 3. Do., sections.

Westminster, as designed by Wes. 4. Do. do.

ley. 5. Ladykirk and Norham timber bridge 21. Half-elevation of ditto for Westminster, over the Tweed, by J. Blackmore.

as designed by James King. 6. Timber bridge over the Clyde at Glas 22. Westminster timber bridge adapted to gow, by Robert Stevenson.

the stone piers, by C. Labelye. 7. Elevation of arch of do.

23. One of the river ribs of the centre on 8. Transverse section of do.

which the middle arch of Westminster 9. Section of foot-path on do., &c.

bridge was turned, extending 76 feet, 10. Occupation bridge over the Calder and designed and executed by James King.

Hebble Navigation, by W. Bull. 24. Long elevation and plan of Westminster 11. Newcastle, North Shields, and Tyne bridge.

mouth railway viaduct across Wil 25. Elevation of the foot bridge over the lington Dean, plans and elevations.

Whitadder, at Abbey St. Bathen's. 12. Do., do.

26. Weymouth bridge, elevation and plan. 13, Do., sections.

27. Very long elevation of Hutcheson bridge, 14. Ditto across Ouse Burn Dean, plan and Glasgow, by Robert Stevenson. elevation.

28. Longitudinal section of ditto, showing 15. Do., do.

the progress of the works in 1832. 16. Isometrical view of the upper wooden 29. Cross section of do., showing the build

bridge at Elysville over the Patapsco, ing apparatus and centre frames.

on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. 30. Cross section of Hutcheson bridge. 17. Elevation and plan of do.

31. Plan of southern abutment of do. 18. Sections of do.

32. Section of abutments of do. 19. Longitudinal section under the central 33. T-houses of do.

archway of Old London bridge, show 31. Bridge of the Schuylkill at Market
ing the sunk weir recommended by Street. Philadelphia.
DI7. Smeaton to hold the water up for 35. Details of do.

IRON, STONE, TIMBER, AND SUSPENSION BRIDGES.

36. Plan of the wood-work in the starling of

the small piers of Chepstow bridge.
37. Longitudinal section through one of the

large piers.
38. Details of Chepstow bridge.
39. Plan, elevation, and sections of the

central arch of London bridge.
40. London and Croydon railway bridge

on road from Croydon to Sydenham,

plans, elevations, and sections.
41. London and Croydon railway bridge on

road from Norwood to Bromley, do.
42. London and Croydon railway bridge at

Sydenham, do.
43. Elevation of the Victoria bridge over

the valley of the river Wear, on the

Durham junction railway.
44. Elevation of Chepstow bridge.
45. Piling and timber foundations of one

of the large piers of Chepstow bridge.
46. Plan of pier, elevation of do.
47. Enlarged section of one of the piers.
46. Newcastle and Carlisle railway bridge,

over the river Tyne at Scotswood, by

John Blackmore, plan and elevation.
49, 50. Sections and details of do.
31. Elevation and plan of bridge over the

Eden at Carlisle, by Sir R. Smirke.
52. Elevation of one of the arches, with a

pier, and the north abutment.
52a. The centering used for the arches of do.
53. Plan and elevation of the bridge erected

over the Thames at Staines.
54. Elevation and plans of the Wellesley

bridge at Limerick.
65. Elevation of pier and half - arch, with

longitudinal section, plan and section
of baluster, transverse section through

the crown and spandril.
58. Bridge of Jena, plan and elevation.
57. Do., elevation of one of the land arches,

with section of towing-path and re-
taining wall, transverse section of the
bridge at the springing of an arch,
plan of do., transverse section of the
bridge through the centre of one of
the land arches, plan of the abutments,

retaining walls, &c.
58. Elevation of the Devil's bridge over

the Serchio, near Lucca, Italy; plan,

elevation, and cross section.
59. Bridge across the river Forth at Stirling,

by R. Stevenson, elevation.
80. Longitudinal section of the same.
61. Timber bridge on the Utica and Syra-

cuse Railway, United States, spans of

40 and 30 feet.
62. Do., span of 60 feet.
63. Do., elevation, plan and cross section,

span of 88 feet.
63a. Do., isometrical projection.
61. Do., plan, elevation, and cross section,

span of 84 feet.
640. Timber bridge, span of 82 feet.
65. Abutment for a bridge of 82 feet span

over the Oneida Creek.
66. Trestle bridge, Oneida Creek Valley,

span of 29 feet,
67. Do., elevation of span of 100 feet.

67a. Do., isometrical projectira do

connection of door beans, zie*

section.
68. Trestle bridge, Onondaga Creet T2

span of 29 feet.
60. A great variety of details of joiss
69a. Pile-driving maebise.
70. Isometrical projections.
70a. Isometrical projections of irco
700. Do.
700. Do,
70d. Do,
70e. Do.
70. Do., culverts.
70g. Viaduct under Erie canal,
71. Remains of the bridge over the Ais

at Trezzo, the Milanese.
72. Ely iron bridge, Dear cathedral
73. Details of do.
74. Do,
75. Do,
70. Haddlesey bridge, over the Aise, TSS

shire, details of the iron-Tort
77. Do,
78. Do.
79. Do,
80. Do., sections of structure.
81. Do., plan, iron balustrades &e.
82. Do., details.
83. Do., elevation.
84. London and Blackwall Railroy the

over the Lea, elevation and pia.
85. Do., sections and details.
86. Do., sections, enlarged view of ra
87. Isometrical projection of the season

bridge at Balloch ferty, constructed

Mr. Dredge's principle.
89. Perronet's design for the bridge crede

Seine at Melun, sections, &c.
89. Brighton chain pier, portions de

structive detail.
90. Wreck of do. in Oct. 1833.
91. Do,
92. Longitudinal and transferte sections

cast-iron swing bridge.
93. Longitudinal section and transverse en

plan of turning-plate, roller framed

bed-plate of cast-iron swing bridge,
94. Elevation and plan of cast-iron :

bridge, Plymouth.
95. Gerrard's Hostel bridge, Cambridge

erected by the Butterley Company, T.

C. Mylne.) elevation and plan.
96. Do., sections and details of do.
97. Do., transverse section of do.
98. Fribourg suspension bridge, reser P

elevation, with a scction of the Taller ?
of the Sarine and of the morn 23.18
shafts, &c. ; general plan, enda
main piers, with approaches enlarge

&c.
99. Do., sections and details of do.
100, 1002. Do,

do.
101. Professor Moscley's diagrams of the

arch.
102. Do,
103. Do,
104. Robert Sterenson's elevation of a chain

bridge upon the catenarias principles

besto

30. Bu

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