A Short List of Scientific Books by E. & F. N. Spon. February 1914
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All books are bound in cloth unless otherwise stated.
NOTE: The Prices in this Catalogue apply to books sold inthe United Kingdom only.
Hemp. A Practical Treatise on the Culture for Seed and Fibre.By S. S. Boyce. 13 illus., 112 pp., crown 8vo. (NewYork, 1900.) 2s. 6d. net.
Farm Drainage. By H. F. French. 100 illus., 284 pp.,crown 8vo. (New York, 1904.) 4s. 6d. net.
Talks on Manures. By J. Harris. New edition, 366 pp.,crown 8vo. (New York, 1893.) 6s. 6d. net.
Coffee, its Culture and Commerce in all Countries. By C. G.W. Lock. 11 plates, 274 pp., crown 8vo. (1888.) 12s. 6d.
Sugar, a Handbook for Planters and Refiners. By thelate J. A. R. Newlands and B. E. R. Newlands. 236illus., 876 pp., 8vo. (1909.) £1 5s. net.
Hops, their Cultivation, Commerce and Uses. By P. L.Simmonds. 143 pp., crown 8vo. (1877.) 4s. 6d.
Estate Fences, their Choice, Construction and Cost. By A.Vernon. Re-issue, 150 illus., 420 pp., 8vo. (1909.)8s. 6d. net.
ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING
The Hydropathic Establishment and its Baths. ByR. O. Allsop. 8 plates, 107 pp., demy 8vo. (1891.)5s.
The Turkish Bath, its Design and Construction. By R. O.Allsop. 27 illus., 152 pp., demy 8vo. (1890.) 6s.
The Builder's Clerk. By T. Bales. Second edition, 92 pp.,fcap. 8vo. (1904.) 1s. 6d.
Glossary of Technical Terms used in Architecture and theBuilding Trades. By G. J. Burns. 136 pp., crown 8vo.(1895.) 3s. 6d.
Chimney Design and Theory. By W. W. Christie. Secondedition, 54 illus., 200 pp., crown 8vo. (New York, 1902.)12s. 6d. net.
Approximate Estimates. By T. E. Coleman. Third edition,481 pp., oblong 32mo, leather. (1907.) 5s. net.
House Plans and Building Construction for General Contractorsand House Builders. By M. M. Dustman. 511 illus.,239 pp., oblong folio. (New York, 1912.) 8s. 6d. net.
Building Construction Drawing. By Richard B. Eaton.In Two Parts. Imperial 8vo, limp. (1914.)
Part I. 26 plates, 59 pp. 1s. 6d. net.
Part II. 1s. 6d. net.
Architectural Examples in Brick, Stone, Wood and Iron.By W. Fullerton. Third edition, 245 plates, 254 pp.,demy 4to. (1908.) 15s. net.
Building Supervision. By Geo. W. Grey, x + 146 pp.,crown 8vo. (1913). 2s. 6d. net.
The Clerk of Works' Vade Mecum. By G. G. Hoskins.Eighth edition. (1914.) 1s. 6d. net.
A Handbook of Formulś, Tables, and Memoranda forArchitectural Surveyors. By J. T. Hurst. Fifteenthedition, new impression, 112 illus., viii + 512 pp., royal32mo, roan. (1912.) 5s. net.
Paint and Colour Mixing. By A. S. Jennings. Fourthedition, 14 col. plates, 190 pp., 8vo. (1910.) 5s. net.
Quantity Surveying. By J. Leaning. Fifth edition, newimpression, 936 pp., 8vo. (1912.) £1 5s. net.
Builders' Quantities. By H. M. Lewis. 6 illus., 44 pp.,crown 8vo. (S. & C. Series, No. 40.) (1911.) 1s. 6d. net.
Obstruction to Light. A Graphic Method of determiningProblems of Ancient Lights. By H. B. Molesworth.9 folding plates, 4to. (1902.) 6s. net.
Suburban Houses. A series of practical plans. By J. H.Pearson. 46 plates and 12 pp. text, crown 4to. (1905.)5s. net.
Solid Bitumens, their Physical and Chemical Properties. ByS. F. Peckham. 23 illus., 324 pp., 8vo. (New York, 1909.)£1 1s.
Roman Architecture, Sculpture and Ornament. By G. B.Piranesi. 200 plates, reproduced in facsimile from the original.2 vols., imperial folio, in wrappers. (1900.) £2 2s. net.
Our Factories, Workshops and Warehouses, their Sanitaryand Fire-Resisting Arrangements. By B. H. Thwaite.183 illus., 282 pp., crown 8vo. (1882.) 9s.
Elementary Principles of Carpentry. By T. Tredgoldand J. T. Hurst. Eleventh edition, 48 plates, 517 pp.,crown 8vo. (1904.) 7s. 6d. net.
Practical Stair Building and Handrailing. By W. H.Wood. 32 plates, 91 pp., crown 4to. (1894.) 10s. 6d.
Spons' Architects' and Builders' Pocket Price-Book andDiary, 1913. Edited by Clyde Young. Revised byStanford M. Brooks. Forty-first ed., viii + 308 pp.,16mo, green leather cloth (size 6-1/2 in. by 3-3/4 in. by 1/2 in.thick). 2s. 6d. net.
Spons' Practical Builders' Pocket Book. Edited byClyde Young and Stanford M. Brooks. 74 illus., viii+ 456 pp., 16mo, maroon leather cloth (1914). 5s. net.
Guns and Gun Making Material. By G. Ede. xii + 74 pp.crown 8vo. (1889.) 6s.
Treatise on Application of Wire to Construction of Ordnance.By J. A. Longridge. 180 pp., 8vo. (1884.) £1 5s.
The Atmosphere, its Characteristics and Dynamics. ByF. J. B. Cordeiro. 35 illus., 129 pp., small 4to. (NewYork, 1910.) 10s. 6d. net.
Theory and Practice of Model Aeroplaning. By V. E.Johnson. 61 illus., xvi + 148 pp., crown 8vo. (1910.)3s. 6d. net.
The Gyroscope, An Experimental Study. By V. E. Johnson.34 illus., 40 pp., crown 8vo. (S. & C. Series, No. 22.)(1911.) 1s. 6d. net.
How to Build a 20-ft. Bi-plane Glider. By A. P. Morgan.31 illus., 60 pp., crown 8vo. (S. & C. Series, No. 14.)(New York, 1909.) 1s. 6d. net.
Flight-Velocity. By A. Samuelson. 4 plates, 42 pp., 8vo,sewed. (1906.) 2s. net.
Resistance of Air and the Question of Flying. By A.Samuelson. 23 illus., 36 pp., 8vo, sewed. (1905.) 2s. net.
The Laws of Avanzini. Laws of Planes moving at an anglein air and water. By Lieut.-Col. R. de Villamil. 2 foldingplates, 3 illus., 23 pp., super royal 8vo, sewed. (1912.)2s. net.
Aeroplanes in Gusts, Soaring Flight and Aeroplane Stability.By S. L. Walkden. Second Edition. 4 plates,47 illus., xvi + 188 pp., 8vo. (1913.) 12s. 6d. net.
BRIDGES, ARCHES, ROOFS, AND STRUCTURAL DESIGN
Strains in Ironwork. By Henry Adams. Fourth edition,8 plates, 65 pp., crown 8vo. (1904.) 5s.
Designing Ironwork. By Henry Adams. Second series.8vo, sewed.