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STATIONARY ENGINE DRIVING. A Practical Manual for Engineers in Charge of Stationary Engines. By Michael Reynolds. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. With Plates and Woodcuts. Crown 8vo, 4s. 6d. cloth. [Just published.
ENGINE-DRIVING LIFE ; or Stirring Adventuies and Incidents in the Lives of Locomotive Engine-Drivers. By Michael Reynolds. Crown 8vo, 2s. cloth.
CONTINUOUS RAILWAY BRAKES. A Practical Treatise on the several Systems in Use in the United Kingdom ; their Construction and Performance. With copious Illustrations and numerous Tables. By Michael Reynolds. Large Crown 8vo, 9s. cloth.
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Construction of Iron Beams, Pillars, etc.
IRON AND HEAT ; exhibiting the Principles concerned in the construction of Iron Beams, Pillars, and Bridge Girders, and the Action of Heat in the Smelting Furnace. By J. Armour, C.E. 3s.
FIRES, FIRE-ENGINES, AND FIRE BRIGADES. With a History of Fire-Engines, their Construction, Use, and Management ; Remarks on Fire-Proof Buildings, and the Preservation of Life from Fire; Statistics of the Fire Appliances in English Towns; Foreign Fire Systems ; Hints on Fire Brigades, etc., etc. By Charles F. T. Young, C.E. With numerous Illustrations, handsomely printed, 544 pp., demy 8vo, 1l. 4$: cloth. " We can most heartily commend this book." - Engineering.
" Mr. Young's book on ' Fire Engines and Fire Brigades' contains a mass of information, which has been collected from a variety of sources. The subject is so intensely interesting and useful that it demands consideration." - Building News.
AN OUTLINE OF THE METHOD OF CONDUCTING A TRIGONOMETRICAL SURVEY, for the Formation of Geo-graphical and Topographical Maps and Plans, Military Reconnaissance, Levelling, etc, with the most useful Problems in Geodesy and Practical Astronomy. By Lieut.-Gen. Frome, R.E., late Inspector-General of Fortifications. Fourth Edition, Enlarged, and partly Re-written. By Captain Charles Warren, R.E. With 19 Plates and 115 Woodcuts, royal 8vo, 16s. cloth.
for setting out Curves from 5 to 200 Radius. By Alexander Beazeley, M. Inst. C.E. Second Edition. Printed on 48 Cards, and sold in a cloth box, waistcoat-pocket size, 3s. 6d. " Each table is printed on a small card, which, being placed on the theodolite, leaves the hands free to manipulate the instrument." - Engineer.
" Very handy ; a man may know that all his day's work must fall on two of these cards, which he puts into his own card-case, and leaves the rest behind." -
Engineering Field-work. [Athenaem.
THE PRACTICE OF ENGINEERING FIELDWORK, applied to Land and Hydraulic, Hydrographic, and Submarine Surveying and Levelling. Second Edition, revised, with considerable additions, and a Supplement on WATERWORKS, SEWERS, SEWAGE, and IRRIGATION. By W. Davis Haskoll, C.E. Numerous folding Plates. In 1 Vol., demy 8vo, 1l. 5s., cl. boards.