The following List contains the names of the books which have been referred to and consulted in the preparation of these Notes.

Information derived from them has been acknowledged as far as possible upon the pages where it is given.

The writer is indebted also to many friends and to others for valuable particulars regarding special points.

On all sides, - from scientific and professional men, from quarry-owners, manufacturers, and merchants, - the information asked for has been most willingly given.

The writer is glad to have this opportunity of expressing his thanks for the valuable assistance he has thus received, and for the very kind manner in which it has always been afforded to him.

Abney's Chemistry of Building Materials.

Anderson's Strength of Materials.

Ansted's Practical Geology.

Barlow's Strength of Materials.

Bauerman's Metallurgy of Iron.

Bernays' Lectures on Chatham Dockyard Works.

Bloxam's Metals.

„ Chemistry. Box on Heat. Britton on Dry Rot. Brown's Forester. Burnell on Limes and Cements. Burns's Guide to Bricklaying, Plastering, etc. Clark on Roads and Streets.

„ Manual of Rules and Tables. Cooke's Aide Memoire. Couche's Railways. Cresy's Encyclopaedia. Dana's Mineralogy. Davidson on House Painting. Davies' Slate and Slate Quarrying.

De la Beche's Report on the Geology of Cornwall, Devon, and Somerset. Dent's Chemistry of Building Materials. Dobson and Mallet on Brick and Tile Making. Downing's Construction. Ede's Management of Steel.

Experiments on Steel by a Committee of Civil Engineers. Fairbairn's Application of Iron to Building Purposes. „ Iron Manufacture.

„ Useful Information for Engineers.

Galton's Hospitals.

Gillmore on Limes, Cements, and Mortars. Gordon's Lead Poisoning of Water and its Prevention-Greenwood on Steel and Iron. Gwilt's Encyclopaedia of Architecture by Papworth. Hartwig's Sea and its Living Wonders. Haupt's Military Bridges.

Hill's Lectures on Machinery used by Engineers. Holtzappfel's Mechanical Manipulation. Hull's Building and Ornamental Stones. Humber on Water Supply. Hunt's Guide to the Museum of Practical Geology.

„ Handbook to the Exhibition, 1862.

„ Mineral Statistics. Hurst's Architectural Surveyor's Handbook.

„ Tredgold's Carpentry. Hutton's Practical Engineer's Handbook. Kirkaldy's Experiments on Iron and Steel. Knapp's Technology. Knight's Dictionary of Mechanics. Laslett's Timber and Timber Trees. Latham on Wrought Iron Bridges. Latham's Sanitary Engineering. Lipowitz on Manufacture of Portland Cement. Lyell's Geology. Matheson's Works in Iron. Miller's Organic Chemistry.

Molesworth's Pocketbook of Engineering Formulae. Mushet on Iron and Steel. Newlands' Carpenter's and Joiner's Assistant Page's Economic Geology. Parkes' Hygiene. Percy's Metallurgy. Pole on Iron.

Bankine's Applied Mechanics. „ Civil Engineering.

„ Useful Rules and Tables. Reid and Lipowitz, Practical Treatise on Manufacture of Portland Cement.

„ on Concrete.

„ on Portland Cement, its Manufacture and Uses. Report on the Exhibition of 1871.

Report on the Exhibition of 1876.

Report of the Royal Commission on the Selection of Stone for building the New Houses of Parliament. Report of Commissioners appointed to inquire into the application of Iron to Railway Structures. Richardson's Timber Importer's Guide. Roorkee Treatise, Civil Engineering. „ „ Applied Mechanics.

Seddon's Builder's Work. Sheffield Standard List. Smith's Lithology. Spon's Illustrated Price Book.

„ Workshop Receipts. Stevenson on Harbours. Stoney on Strains. Tredgold's Carpentry. Unwin's Iron Bridges and Roofs.

„ Elements of Machine Design. Ure's Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines. Vicat on Cements. Translated by Capt. J. T. Smith, F.R.S. Whichcord's Observations on Kentish Ragstone. Wilkinson's Practical Geology of Ireland. Woodward's Recent and Fossil Shells. Wray's Application of Theory to Construction. Wray on Stone. Proceedings of the Chemical Society.

Do. Institution of Civil Engineers.

Do. Institute of Engineers.

Do. Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Do. Iron and Steel Institute.

Do. Institute of Naval Architects.

Do. Society of Arts.

Do. Philosophical Society of Glasgow. .

Professional Papers of the Corps of Royal Engineers.

The Professional Journals relating to Engineering, Architecture, Building, etc. Circulars and Catalogues of several Manufacturers and Merchants.