Handbooks, trade-mecums, etc. : The instructor : or, young man's best companion, containing, spelling, reading, writing and arithmetic, in an easier way than any yet published; and how to qualify any Person without the help of a Master. Instructions to write variety of Hands, with Copies both in Piose and Verse. How to write Letters on Business or Friendship. Forms of Indentures, Bonds, Bills of Sale, Receipts, Wills, Leases, Releases, &c. Also Merchant's Accompts, and a short and easy Method of Shop and Book-Keeping; with a Description of the Product, Counties and Market Towns in England and Wales, and a List of the Fairs according to the New Style. with the Method of Measuring Carpenters, Joiners, Sawyers, Bricklayers, Plaisterers, Plumbers, Masons, Glaziers, and Painter's Work, how to undertake each Work, and at what Price; the Rates of each Commodity; and the common Wages of Journeymen, with the Description of Gunter's Line, and Coggeshall's Sliding-Rule. Likewise the Practical Gauger made easy; the Art of Dialling, and how to erect and fix Dials; with Instructions for Dying, Colouring.
Paleography -- Handbooks, treatises, etc. : Court-hand restored: or, The student's assistant, in reading old deeds, charters, &c. : With an appendix; containing the ancient names of places in Great-Britain and Ireland ... ancient surnames ... a glossography of Latin words found in the works of ... lawyers ... Twenty copper-plates, describing the old laws-hands, with their contractions ... / by Andrew Wright.
Building -- Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc. -- Early works to 1800. : The london and country builder's vade mecum : or, the compleat and universal estimator. Comprehending the London and country prices of the different works of bricklayers, masons, Carpenters, Joyners, Glasiers, Plumbers, Slaters, Plaisterers, Painters, Paviours, carvers, smiths, &c. Interspersed with such useful and necessary Rules and Observations as are of the greatest Consequence in estimating of any Building. With a great Variety of new and useful Tables, indispensibly necessary for the more exact and expeditious casting up, or estimating any Sort of Work, viz. I. A Table for the reducing of Brick-Work of any Thickness to the Statute Thickness of a Brick and a Half. II. A Table which shews how many Bricks are sufficient to build any Piece of Brick-Work, of any Number of Feet, and Thickness. III. A Table of Tiling, whereby is shewn how many Tiles will cover any Roof. IV. Variety of Tables, which shews the proper Scantling to cut Timber to, fit for any Building, and for valuing the same, at per Foot, lineal Measure. V. A Table of Pavements, shewing how many B.
Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc. -- England -- Early works to 1800. : A rich cabinet, with variety of inventions, unlock'd and open'd, for the recreation of ingenious spirits. : being receits and conceits of several natures, and fit for those who are lovers of natural and artificial conclusions. As also variety of recreative fire-works both for land, air, and water. And fire-works of service, for sea and shore. Whereunto are added divers experiments in drawing, painting, arithmetick, geometry, astronomy, and other parts of the mathematicks. Together with several curious receits of great use, collected out of Alexis, Mizaldus, Wecker, &c. / By John White a lover of artificial conclusions.
Women -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc. -- Early works to 1800. : Lane's ladies museum, or Complete pocket memorandum-book, for the year 1792 : Ornamented with an elegant descriptive and interesting engraving of Henry and Louisa, from the errors or education, and ladies the errors of education, and ladies in the most fashionable dresses: containing I. Holidays for the year II. An exact account of the times of buying and selling stocks. III. Description of the plate. IV. One hundred and eight pages ruled for a memorandum book, on an improved plan. V. The select country dances for the year. VI. The favorite new songs sung at Vaux-hall, &c. &c. VII. Select pieces of poetry. VIII. Necessary rules for marketing, &c. IX. A correct table of expences, &c. &c.