OUTLINES OF AN INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE

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Page 19 - Wood-Cuts, Problems, and Examples, and concluded by an Extensive Table for finding the Solidity in cubic yards from Mean Areas. The whole being adapted for convenient use by Engineers, Surveyor*, Contractors, and others needing Correct Measurements of Earthwork.
Page 1 - WORKSHOP: A treatise containing plain and concise directions for the manipulation of Wood and Metals, including Casting, Forging, Brazing, Soldering and Carpentry. By the author of the
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Page 15 - Political Economy considers mankind as occupied solely in acquiring and consuming wealth ; and aims at showing what is the course of action into which mankind, living in a state of society, would be impelled, if that motive, except in the degree in which it is checked by the two perpetual counter-motives above adverted to, were absolute ruler of all their actions.
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