This section is from the book "A Practical Treatise On The Joints Made And Used By Builders", by Wyvill J. Christy. Also available from Amazon: Practical treatise on the joints made and used by builders.
THE HANDBOOK OF SPECIFICATIONS ; or, Practical Guide to the Architect, Engineer, Surveyor, and Builder, in drawing up Specifications and Contracts for Works and Constructions. Illustrated by Precedents of Buildings actually executed by eminent Architects and Engineers. By Professor Thomas L. Donaldson, M.I.B.A. New Edition, in One large volume, 8vo, with upwards of 1000 pages of text, and 33 Plates, cloth, 1l. 11s. 6d. "In this work forty-four specifications of executed works are given. . . . Donaldson's Handbook of Specifications must be bought by all architects." - Builder.
SPECIFICATIONS FOR PRACTICAL ARCHITECTURE: A Guide to the Architect, Engineer, Surveyor, and Builder; with an Essay on the Structure and Science of Modern Buildings. By Frederick Rogers, Architect. 8vo, 15s. cloth.
A volume of specifications of a practical character being greatly required, and the old standard work of Alfred Bartholomew being out of print, the author, on the basis of that work, has produced the above. - Extract from Preface.
Designing, Measuring, and Valuing.
THE STUDENT'S GUIDE to the PRACTICE of MEA-SURINGand VALUING ARTIFICERS' WORKS; containing Directions for taking Dimensions, Abstracting the same, and bringing the Quantities into Bill, with Tables of Constants, and copious Memoranda for the Valuation of Labour and Materials in the respective Trades of Bricklayer and Slater, Carpenter and Joiner, Painter and Glazier, Paperhanger, etc. With 43 Plates and Woodcuts. Originally edited by Edward Dobson, Architect. New Edition, re-written, with Additions on Mensuration and Construction, and useful Tables for facilitating Calculations and Measurements. By E. Wyndham Tarn, M.A., 8vo, 10s. 6d. cloth. " Well fulfils the promise of its title-page. Mr. Tarn's additions and revisions have much increased the usefulness of the work." - Engineering.
THE POCKET ESTIMATOR FOR THE BUILDING TRADES, being an easy method of estimating the various parts of a Building collectively, more especially applied to Carpenters' and Joiners' work. By A. C. Beaton. Second Edition. Waistcoat-pocket size. 1s. 6d.
THE POCKET TECHNICAL GUIDE AND MEASURER FOR BUILDERS AND SURVEYORS: containing a Complete Explanation of the Terms used in Building Construction, Memoranda for Reference, Technical Directions for Measuring Work in all the Building Trades, etc. By A. C. Beaton, is. 6d.
THE HOUSE-OWNER'S ESTIMATOR; or, What will it Cost to Build, Alter, or Repair? A Price-Book for Unprofessional People, Architectural Surveyors, Builders, etc. By the late James D. Simon. Edited by F. T. W. Miller, A.R.I.B.A. Third Edition, Revised. Crown 8vo, 3s. 6d., cloth. " In two years it will repay its cost a hundred times over." - Field.
PORTLAND CEMENT FOR USERS. By Henry Faija, A.M. Inst. C.E., with Illustrations. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d. cloth. " A useful compendium of results for the builder and architect." - Building News.
LOCKWOOD & CO.'S BUILDER'S AND CONTRACTOR'S PRICE BOOK, containing the latest prices of all kinds of Builders' Materials and Labour, and of all Trades connected with Building, etc. Revised by F. T. W. Miller, A. R. I.B. A. Half-bound, 4s.