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Author Hodgson, Ph. Levi.

Title The complete measurer : adapted to timber and building, agreeable to the Irish standard: containing, I. The Customs and Prices of the several Artificers Work, relating to Building, such as Carpenters, Bricklayers, Stone-Cutters, Slators, Glaziers, Smiths, Plumbers, Painters, Plasterers, and Stucco-Mens Work; also Paper Hanging Measure; with Paving, and sinking Foundations. II. Proportions of Scantling in small and large Buildings. III. Allowances in Carpentry respecting Wainscot, Doors, and Trimming of Windows. IV. Prices of Scantlings (from 2 to 81/2 Inches) per Running Foot, governed by different Rates per Cube Foot. V. Allowances pointed out requisite for the various Defects which frequently appear in Timber. VI. Practical Measuring of Timber, Plank, and Board, customary in this City. Vii. A copious Set of Tables of Solid and Superficial Measure, shewing, at Sight, the Contents practically needful in this Kingdom, and now extended to 42 Inches in Breadth. Viii. Naval Measuring, or the Method of measuring Ships in Great Britain and Ireland. IX. A Method of.

Published Dublin : printed by R. Marchbank, for J. Beatty, (no. 32,) Skinner-Row, MDCCLXXIX. [1779]


Location Call No. Status
Edition The seventh edition, with large additions.
Physical description 4 unnumbered pages,94,6,[3],6,6,120-124 pages ; 8⁰
Notes The pagination of the second sequence of six pages is duplicated.
In this edition "J. Beatty" in the imprint has been substituted for "for the author".
Braces in title.
Price from imprint: price Five British Shillings.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns.
Notes Ireland Dublin.
Subject Measurement.
Building -- Tables.
Building -- Early works to 1800.
Bookkeeping -- Early works to 1800.