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The Builders Compleat 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, Portico's, &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, Obelisques, Vases, Pedestals for Busto's, Sun-Dials, Fonts, &C. And Methods for Raising Heavy Bodies by the Force of Levers, Pulleys, Axis 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. Is Explained. The Whole Exemplified by 77 Large Quarto Copper-Plates. By B. Langley

Langley, Batty
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for Richard Ware, at the Bible and Sun, in Amen-Corner, near Pater-Noster-Row, [1738]
Language
English
Description
2 v.([6], 200, [2] p.), plates ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Vol.2 consists of 77 numbered plates, dated 1738.
  • Price from imprint: price 10 s. 6 d. the two Volumes.
  • 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 #).
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English Short Title Catalog, T29768.
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