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In One Large Volume Octavo, Eieven Hundred Pages, with numerous
Engravings priee 11. 86,
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
XIX.-VALCATION OF PARISE ES.
XX.-BUILDERS' Prices. 1. Carpenters' and Joiners'—2. Masog'-
IV.–Buildings necessary on Cultivated Lands-Dwelling Houses,
and Flooded Grounds.
VIII.-Land Draining, Open and Covered, -Plan, Execution, and
IX.-Minerals—Working and Value.
X.-Expenses of an Estate-Regulations of Disbursements-
XI.-- Valuation of Landed Property; of the Soil, of Houses, of Woods,
XII.—Land Stoward and Farm Bailiff : Qualifications and Duties.
STONE, TIMBER, AND IRON 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
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
IRON, STONE, TIMBER, AND SUSPENSION BRIDGES.
36. Plan of the wood-work in the starling of
the small piers of Chepstow bridge.
central arch of London bridge.
on road from Croydon to Sydenham,
plans, elevations, and sections.
road from Norwood to Bromley, do.
the valley of the river Wear, on the
Durham junction railway.
of the large piers of Chepstow bridge.
over the river Tyne at Scotswood, by
John Blackmore, plan and elevation.
Eden at Carlisle, by Sir R. Smirke.
pier, and the north abutment.
over the Thames at Staines.
bridge at Limerick.
longitudinal section, plan and section
the crown and spandril.
with section of towing-path and re-
retaining walls, &c.
the Serchio, near Lucca, Italy; plan,
elevation, and cross section.
by R. Stevenson, elevation.
cuse Railway, United States, spans of
40 and 30 feet.
span of 88 feet.
span of 84 feet.
over the Oneida Creek.
span of 29 feet,
67a. Do., isometrical projectira do
connection of door beans, zie*
span of 29 feet.
at Trezzo, the Milanese.
shire, details of the iron-Tort
over the Lea, elevation and pia.
bridge at Balloch ferty, constructed
Mr. Dredge's principle.
Seine at Melun, sections, &c.
cast-iron swing bridge.
plan of turning-plate, roller framed
bed-plate of cast-iron swing bridge,
erected by the Butterley Company, T.
C. Mylne.) elevation and plan.
elevation, with a scction of the Taller ?
bridge upon the catenarias principles