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THE CARPENTER'S NEW GUIDE ; or, BOOK of LINES for CARPENTERS : comprising all the Elementary Principles essential for acquiring a knowledge of Carpentry. Founded on the late Peter Nicholson's standard work. A new Edition, revised by Arthur Ashpitel, F.S.A., together with Practical Rules on Drawing, by George Pyne. With 74 Plates, 4to, 1l. 1s. cloth,
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WOODWORKING MACHINERY; its Rise, Progress, and Construction. With Hints on the Management of Saw Mills and the Economical Conversion of Timber. Illustrated with Examples ©f Recent Designs by leading English, French, and American Engineers. By M. Powis Bale, M.I.M.E. Large crown 8vo, 12s. 6d. cloth. " Mr. Bale is evidently an expert on the subject, and he has collected so much information that his book is all-sufficient for builders and others engaged in the conversion of timber." - Architect.
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LATHE-WORK : a Practical Treatise on the Tools, Appliances, and Processes employed in the Art of Turning. By Paul N. HAS-
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THE OPERATIVE MECHANIC'S WORKSHOP COM-PANION, and THE SCIENTIFIC GENTLEMAN'S PRACTICAL ASSISTANT. By W. Templeton. 13th Edit., with Mechanical Tables for Operative Smiths, Millwrights, Engineers, etc.; and an Extensive Table of Powers and Roots, 12mo, 5s. bound. " Admirably adapted to the wants of a very large class. It has met with great success in the engineering workshop, as we can testify ; and there are a great many men who, in a great measure owe their rise in life to this little work." - Building News.
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THE ENGINEER'S, MILLWRIGHT'S, and MACHINIST'S PRACTICAL ASSISTANT ; comprising a Collection of Useful Tables, Rules, and Data. By Wm. Templeton. 18mo, 2s. 6d.
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THE HIGH-PRESSURE STEAM ENGINE. By Dr. Ernst] Alban. Translated from the German, with Notes, by Dr. Pole, F.R.S. Plates, 8vo, 16s. 6d. cloth.
A TREATISE ON STEAM BOILERS : their Strength, Con-struction, and Economical Working. By R. Wilson, C.E. Fifth Edition. 12mo, 6s. cloth.
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