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Practical Measuring Made Easy to the Meanest Capacity [electronic resource]: By a New Set of Tables; Which Shew at Sight, the Solid or Superficial Content (and Consequently the Value) of Any Piece or Quantity of Squared or Round Timber, Be It Standing or Felled, Also of Stone, Board, Glass, &C. Made Use of in the Erecting or Repairing of Any Building, &C. Contrived to Answer All the Occasions of Gentlemen and Artificers, Far Beyond Any Thing Yet Extant: The Contents Being Given in Feet, Inches, and Twelfth Parts of an Inch. With a Preface; Shewing the Excellence of This New Method of Measuring, and Demonstrating, That Whoever Ventures to Rely Upon Those Obsolete Tables and Directions Published by Isaac Keay, Is Liable to Be Deceived (in Common Cases) 10 S. In the Pound. By E. Hoppus, Surveyor to the Corporation of the London Assurance. Greatly Improved, by the Following Additions; I. New Tables Shewing at Sight the Value of Any Piece or Quantity of Timber, Stone, &C. At Any Price, Per Foot Cube. II. Mr. Hoppus's Table of Solid Measure Applied to the Freighting of Ships. III. Some Very Curious Observations Concerning the Measuring of Timber by Several Dimentions, Communicated by One of His Majesty's Purveyors. .

Hoppus, E
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed, for E. Wicksteed, in Warwick Court, Warwick-Lane, Newgate-Street, 1759.
Edition
The fifth edition
Language
English
Description
lxxvi, 204 p., fold.plate : ill.,tables ; long 8⁰.
Notes
  • In 4s, with horizontal chain lines.
  • With a half-title.
  • 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, T44136.
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