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The builder's complete assistant [electronic resource] : or, a library of arts and sciences, absolutely necessary to be understood by builders and workmen in general. Viz. I. Arithmetick, Vulgar and Decimal, in whole Numbers and Fractions. II. Geometry, Lineal, Superficial, and Solid. III. Architecture, Universal. IV. Mensuration. V. Plain Trigonometry. VI. Surveying of Land, &c. VII. Mechanick powers. VIII. Hydrostaticks. Illustrated by above Thirteen Hundred Examples of Lines, Superficies, Solids, Mouldings, Pedestals, Columns, Pilasters, Entablatures, Pediments, Imposts, Block Cornices, Rustick Quoins, Frontispieces, Arcades, Porticos, &c. Proportioned by Modules and Minutes, according to Andrea Palladio; and by Equal Parts. Likewise Great Varieties of Trussed Roofs, Timber Bridges, Centerings, Arches, Groins, Twisted Rails, Compartments, obelisks, Vases, Pedestals for Bustos, Sun-Dials, Fonts, &c. and Methods for raising heavy Bodies by the Force of Levers, Pulleys, Axes in Peritrochio, Screws, and Wedges; as also Water, by the common Pump, Crane, &c. Wherein the Properties, and Pressure of the Air on Water, &c. are explained. The whole exemplified by 77 large Quarto Copper-Plates. By Batty Langley. .

Author/Creator:
Langley, Batty, 1696-1751.
Publication:
London : printed for I. and J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, No. 56, Holborn, [1775?]
Format/Description:
Book
2v.([4],201,[3]p.),plates ; 8⁰.
Edition:
The fourth edition.
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 1.
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Other Title:
Builders compleat assistant
Subjects:
Architecture.
Place of Publication:
England London.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
Vol.2 contains 77 numbered plates.
With 3 final advertisement pages in vol. 1.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Cited in:
English Short Title Catalog, T11859.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.