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The Builder's Complete Assistant [electronic resource]: Or, a Library of Arts and Sciences, Absolutely Necessary to Be Understood by Builders and Workmen in General. Viz. I. Arithmetick, Vulgar and Decimal, in Whole Numbers and Fractions. II. Geometry, Lineal, Superficial, and Solid. III. Architecture, Universal. IV. Mensuration. V. Plain Trigonometry. VI. Surveying of Land, &C. VII. Mechanick Powers. VIII. Hydrostaticks. Illustrated by Above Thirteen Hundred Examples of Lines, Superficies, Solids, Mouldings, Pedestals, Columns, Pilasters, Entablatures, Pediments, Imposts, Block Cornices, Rustick Quoins, Frontispieces, Arcades, Porticos, &C. Proportioned by Modules and Minutes, According to Andrea Palladio; And by Equal Parts. Likewise Great Varieties of Trussed Roofs, Timber Bridges, Centerings, Arches, Groins, Twisted Rails, Compartments, Obelisks, Vases, Pedestals for Bustos, Sun-Dials, Fonts, &C. And Methods for Raising Heavy Bodies by the Force of Levers, Pulleys, Axes in Peritrochio, Screws, and Wedges; As Also Water, by the Common Pump, Crane, &C. Wherein the Properties, and Pressure of the Air on Water, &C. Are Explained. The Whole Exemplified by 77 Large Quarto Copper-Plates. By Batty Langley. .

Langley, Batty
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for I. and J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, No. 56, Holborn, [1775?]
Edition
The fourth edition
Language
English
Variant Title
Builders compleat assistant
Description
2 v.([4], 201, [3] p.), plates ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Vol.2 contains 77 numbered plates.
  • With 3 final advertisement pages in vol. 1.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T11859.
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