Outline of the Method of Conducting a Trigonometrical Survey, for the Formation of Geographical and Topographical Maps and Plans: Military Reconnaissance, Levelling, Etc.; with the Most Useful Problems in Geodesy and Practical Astronomy, and FormulŠ and Tables for Facilitating Their Calculation
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Page 29 - WOODWORKING MACHINERY. Its Rise, Progress, and Construction. With Hints on the Management of Saw Mills and the Economical Conversion of Timber. Illustrated with Examples of Recent Designs by leading English, French, and American Engineers. By M. Powis BALE, AMInst.CE, MIME Second Edition, Revised, with large Additions, large crown 8vo, 440 pp., cloth .... 9/O "Mr.
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Page 12 - RIVER BARS. The Causes of their Formation, and their Treatment by " Induced Tidal Scour " ; with a Description of the Successful Reduction by this Method of the Bar at Dublin. By IJ MANN, Assist. Eng. to the Dublin Port and Docks Board. Royal 8vo, cloth 7;6 " We recommend all interested in harbour works — and.