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A Short List of Scientific Books June, 1913 Published by E. & F. N. Spon, Ltd.

A Short List of Scientific Books June, 1913 Published by E. & F. N. Spon, Ltd.
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Title: A Short List of Scientific Books June, 1913 Published by E. & F. N. Spon, Ltd.
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A Short List of Scientific Books June, 1913Published by E. & F. N. Spon, Ltd.

SHORT LIST June, 1913


E. & F. N. SPON, Limited,
57, Haymarket, London, S.W.

SOLE ENGLISH AGENTS for the Books of—


Architecture 2
Artillery 4
Aviation 4
Bridges and Roofs 5
Building 2
Cement and Concrete 7
Civil Engineering 9
Curve Tables 11
Dictionaries 12
Domestic Economy 12
Drawing 13
Earthwork 14
Electrical Engineering 14
Foreign Exchange 19
Gas and Oil Engines 19
Gas Lighting 20
Historical: Biographical 20
Horology 21
Hydraulics; Pumps 21
Industrial Chemistry 22
Institutions 48
Interest Tables 25
Irrigation 25
Logarithm Tables 26
Manufactures 22
Marine Engineering 26
Materials 28
Mathematics 28
Mechanical Engineering 29
Metallurgy 32
Metric Tables 33
Mineralogy and Mining 34
Miscellaneous 47
Model Making 35
Municipal Engineering 39
Naval Architecture 26
Organization 36
Physics 36
Price Books 37
Railway Engineering 38
Sanitation 39
Structural Design 5
Telegraph Codes 41
Useful Tables 46
Warming: Ventilation 41
Water Supply 42
Workshop Practice 43

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.


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.


Stable Sanitation and Construction. By T. E. Coleman.183 illus., 226 pp., crown 8vo. (1897.) 6s.

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.

Architectural Examples in Brick, Stone, Wood and Iron.By W. Fullerton. Third edition, 245 plates, 254 pp.,demy 4to. (1908.) 15s. net.

Bricklaying System. By F. B. Gilbreth. 240 illus., 321pp., 8vo. (New York, 1909.) 12s. 6d. net.

Field System. By F. B. Gilbreth. 194 pp., 12mo, leather.(New York, 1908.) 12s. 6d. net.

The Economics of Contracting. By D. J. Hauer. 10illus., viii + 269 pp., crown 8vo. (New York, 1911.)12s. net.

The Clerk of Works’ Vade Mecum. By G. G. Hoskins.Eighth edition in preparation.

Paint and Colour Mixing. By A. S. Jennings. Fourthedition, 14 col. plates, 190 pp., 8vo. (1910.) 5s. net.

A Handbook of Formulæ, Tables, and Memoranda forArchitectural Surveyors. By J. T. Hurst. Fifteenthedition, new impression, 112 illus., viii + 512 pp., royal32mo, roan. (1912.) 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.)7s. 6d. 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.


The Seven Periods of English Architecture, defined andillustrated. By E. Sharpe. Third edition, 20 steel plates,royal 8vo. (1888.) 12s. 6d.

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.) 12s. 6d.

Treatise on the Design and Construction of Mill Buildings.By W. G. Tyrrell. 652 illus., 490 pp., demy 8vo. (NewYork, 1911.) 17s. 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. Fortieth edition, viii + 308 pp.,16mo, green leather cloth (size 6½ in. by 3¾ in. by ½ in.thick), with Diary showing a week at an opening. 2s. 6d.net.

Spons’ Practical Builders’ Pocket Book. Edited byClyde Young and Stanford M. Brooks. 74 illus., viii+ 456 pp., 16mo, maroon leather cloth. (1913.) 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 Progress of Artillery: Naval Guns. By J. A. Longridge.3 illus., viii + 44 pp., 8vo, sewed. (1896.) 2s.

The Field Gun of the Future. By J. A. Longridge. 28 pp.,8vo, sewed. (1892.) 2s. 6d.


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.

Natural Stability and the Parachute Principle in Aeroplanes.By W. Le Maitre. 34 illus., 48 pp., crown8vo. (S. & C. Series, No. 39.) (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. 4 plates, 47 illus., xvi +188 pp., 8vo. (1912.) 7s. 6d. net.



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.

Part I.A Steel Box Girder. (1894.) 9d. net.
" II.Built-up Steel Stanchions. (1901.) 1s. 3d. net.
"III.Cisterns and Tanks. (1902.) 1s. net.
" IV. A Fireproof Floor. (1903.) 1s. net.

Columns and Struts. Theory and Design. By Wm. Alexander.101 illus., xii + 265 pp., demy 8vo. (1912.)10s. 6d. net.

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