The art of measuring, containing the description and explanation of the carpenters new rule
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The art of measuring, containing the description and explanation of the carpenters new rule Fnrnished [sic] with variety of scales. Fitted for the more speedy mensuration of superficies and solids. Also certain geometrical problems, a table of logarithms to 10000, and some uses of the same exemplified in arithmetick and geometry: but more particularly applied to the mensuration of superficies and solids, as board, glass, pavement, wainscot, plaistering, tyling, timber, stone, brick-work, and gauging of cask. The third edition with additions, by W. Leybourn. To which is added a supplement; being the description of the line of numbers, with its use, in divers practical examples of mensuration, of singular use for work-men, artificers, and other ingenious persons delighting therein by William Leybourn

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Published by printed for Rich. Northcot next St. Peters Alley, Cornhill, and at the Marriner and Anchor upon Fish-street Hill, near London Bridge in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Carpentry -- Mathematics -- Early works to 1800,
  • Carpentry -- Tables -- Early works to 1800

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSupplement wherein is contained and plainly demonstrated the use of the scale of logarithms
GenreEarly works to 1800, Tables
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 2009:10
ContributionsWiblin, John.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[18], 39, [1], 32, [98], 145-192, 157-162, [2], 44, [4] p., [1] leaf of plate
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15420782M

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