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WIESBACH (JULIUS).

A Manual of Theoretical Mechanics. Translated from the fourth
augmented and improved German edition, with an Introduction to
the Calculus, by ECKLEY B. CoxE, A.M., Mining Engineer. 1,100
pages and 902 woodcut illustrations. 8vo, cloth

$10 00

FRANCIS (J. B.),

Lowell Hydraulic Experiments. Being a selection from Experi-
ments on Hydraulic Motors, on the Flow of Water over Weirs,
in Open Canals of Uniform Rectangular Section, and through
submerged Orifices and diverging Tubes. Second edition, revised
and enlarged, with twenty-three copperplate engravings. 4to,
cloth

15 00

ROEBLING (J. A.).

Long and Short Span Railway-Bridges. By John A. ROEBLING,
C.E. Illustrated. Imperial folio, cloth

25 00

CLARKE (T. C.).

Description of the Iron Railway Bridge over the Mississippi River
at Quincy, Ill. Twenty-one lithographed plans. 4to, cloth

7 50

'TUNNER (P.).

A Treatise on Roll-Turning for the Manufacture of Iron. By
PETER TUNNER. Translated and adapted by John B. PEARSE,
of the Pennsylvania Steel Works. With numerous engravings,
woodcuts, and folio atlas of plates

. 10 00

GILLMORE (Gen. Q. A.).

Practical Treatise on the Construction of Roads, Streets, and

THE KANSAS-CITY BRIDGE.

With an account of the Regimen of the Missouri River, and a description of the methods used for founding in that river. By 0. CHANUTE, Chief Engineer, and GEORGE MORRISON, Assistant Engineer. Illustrated with five lithographic views and twelve plates of plans. 4to, cloth

$6 00

LEDOUX (M.).

Ice-making Machines. The theory of the action of the various forms of cold-producing, or so-called Ice-Machines (Machines à Froid). 18mo, boards. Illustrated

50

WATTS (ALEX.).

Electro-Metallurgy Practically considered. New revised and en. larged edition. This new edition of this standard work, which has been in the market many years, and is well known by its intrinsic merits, has been very much increased in size, and has been added to in many of its departments, bringing it up to the latest developments of the art.] 12mo, cloth

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MCCULLOCH (R. S.).

Elementary Treatise on the Mechanical Theory of Heat, and its
Application to Air and Steam Engines. 8vo, cloth .

3 50

AXON (W. E. A.).

The Mechanics' Friend; a Collection of Receipts and Practical
Suggestions relating to Aquaria, Bronzing, Cements, Drawing,
Dyes, Electricity, Gilding, Glass - Working, Glues, Horology,
Lacquers, Locomotives, Magnetism, Metal-Working, Modelling,
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Tools; Instruments, Machines, and Processes connected with the
Chemical and Mechanical Arts. With numerous diagrams and
woodcuts. Fancy cloth

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SHREVE (S. H.).

A Treatise on the Strength of Bridges and Roofs. Comprising the determination of algebraic formulas for strains in horizontal, inclined or rafter, triangular, bowstring, lenticular, and other trusses, from fixed and moving loads. With practical applications and examples, for the use of students and engineers. Eightyseven woodcut illustrations. Second edition. 8vo, cloth

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MERRILL (W. E.).

Iron Truss Bridges for Railroads. The method of calculating strains in trusses, with a careful comparison of the most promi. nent trussés, in reference to economy in combination, &c. Illustrations. 4to, cloth

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STUART (C. B.).

The Civil and Military Engineers of America. With nine finely executed portraits of eminent engineers, and illustrated by engravings of some of the most important works constructed in America. 8vo, cloth

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CLARK (D. K.),

Fuel; its Combustion and Economy. Embracing portions of the well-known works of C. WYE WILLIAMS, “Combustion of Coal and the Prevention of Smoke," and of T. T. PRIDEAUX's work on “The Economy of Fuel.” With extensive additions on Recent Practice in the Combustion and Economy of Fuel, Coal, Coke, Wood, Peat, Petroleum, &c. 12mo, cloth

1 50

A Manual of Rules, Tables, and Data for Mechanical Engineers.
Large 8vo. 1,012 pages. Illustrated. Cloth

*7 50 Half morocco .

10 00

WILLIAMSON (R. S.).

On the Use of the Barometer on Surveys and Reconnoissances.
Part I. Meteorology in its Connection with Hypsometry. Part II.
Barometric Hypsometry. With illustrative tables and engravings.
4to, cloth

15 00 Practical Tables in Meteorology and Hypsometry, in connection with the use of the Barometer. 4to, cloth

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CLEVENGER.

A Treatise on the Method of Government Surveying, as prescribed
by the U. S. Congress and Commissioner of the General Land
Office; with complete Mathematical, Astronomical, and Practical
Instructions for the use of the United States Surveyors in the
Field. By S. V. CLEVENGER. Morocco ..

2 50

RICHARDS'S INDICATOR.

A Treatise on the Richards Steam-Engine Indicator, with an Appendix by F. W. BACON, M. E. Third edition, revised and enlarged. 18mo, flexible, cloth

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BOW (R. H.).

A Treatise on Bracing, with its application to Bridges and other Structures of Wood or Iron. One hundred and fifty-six illustrations. 8vo, cloth

1 50

HAMILTON (W. G.).

Useful Information for Railway Men. Sixth edition, revised and enlarged. 562 pages. Pocket form, morocco, gilt .

2 00

STUART (B.).

How to become a Successful Engineer. Being Hints to Youths

SCRIBNER (J. M.).

Engineers' and Mechanics' Companion. Comprising United States Weights and Measures, Mensuration of Superficies and Solids, Tables of Squares and Cubes, Square and Cube Roots, Circumference and Areas of Circles, The Mechanical Powers, Centres of Gravity, Gravitation of Bodies, Pendulums, Specific Gravity of Bodies, Strength, Weight, and Crush of Materials, Water Wheels, Hydrostatics, Hydraulics, Statics, Centres of Percussion and Gyra. tion, Friction Heat, Tables of the Weight of Metals, Scantling, &c., Steam and the Steam-Engine. Eighteenth edition, revised. Morocco.

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Engineers’, Contractors', and Surveyors' Pocket Table-Book. Comprising Logarithms of Numbers, Logarithmic Signs and Tangents, Natural Signs and Natural Tangents, the Traverse Table, and a full and complete set of Excavation and Embankment Ta. bles, together with numerous other valuable tables for Engineers, &c. Tenth edition, revised. Morocco

1 50

SCHUMANN (F.).

A Manual of Heating and Ventilation in its Practical Application, for the use of Engineers and Architects. Embracing a series of tables and formulæ for dimensions of heating, flow and return pipes, for steam and hot-water boilers, flues, &c. Illustrated. Morocco.

1 50

SHIELDS (J. E.).

Embracing Discussions of the Principles involved and Descriptions of the Material employed in Tunnelling, Bridging, Canal and Road Building, &c.

1 50

MORRIS (ELWOOD).

Easy Rules for the Measurement of Earthworks, by means of the
Prismoidal Formula. Illustrated. 8vo, cloth .

1 50

GILLMORE (Gen. Q. A.).

Treatise on Limes, Hydraulic Cements, and Mortars. With numer. ous illustrations. 1 vol. 8vo, cloth

4 00

HARRISON (W. B.).

The Mechanic's Tool Book, with Practical Rules and Suggestions for use of Machinists, Iron Workers, and others. Illustrated. 12mo, cloth

1 50

HENRICI (OLAUS).

Skeleton Structures, especially in their application to the Building of Steel and Iron Bridges. With folding plates and diagrams. 8vo, cloth

1 50

HEWSON (WILLIAM).

Principles and Practice of Embanking Lands from River Floods, as applied to the Levees of the Mississippi. Svo, cloth.

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