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Author Salmon, William, approximately 1703-1779.

Title The country builder's estimator : or, the architect's companion. For estimating of new buildings, or repairing of old: In a concise and easy Method, entirely new; and of Use to Gentlemen, or their Stewards; Master-Workmen, Artificers, or any Person that undertakes or lets out work. Wherein The several Artificers Works concerned in Building, and every Article belonging to each of them are fully, distinctly, and separately considered; and the Prices thereof inserted, not only of the Workmanship, but of the Materials also, and what Quantity of Materials are required to the Performance thereof; with the Manner of taking Dimensions, Measuring and Valuing the same. Also a new method to show what light is proper for any room, and the Proportion that the Windows, Chimnies, and Funnels ought to have by a Universal Rule. To which is added, several new tables, (never before published) for the valuing of oak, or any other Timber that is squared and cut to any Scantling or size fit for Building. By William Salmon, jun. Of Colchester in Essex. The fourth edition. Carefully.

Published London : printed for J. Hodges, at the Looking-Glass, over-against St Magnus Church, London-Bridge, 1752.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 12 unnumbered pages,131,1 unnumbered page,tables ; 12⁰
Notes Reproduction of original from Cambridge University Library.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns.
Notes Great Britain England London.
Subject Building -- Estimates.
Architecture -- Estimates.
Building -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.