Manchester: S. Johnson & Son, 1846. Hardcover. Narrow octavo; pp. xl, 212; folding frontispiece plate and tables; full green contemporary calf, gilt lettered; Very good, overall moderate wear, but solid and serviciable. Very good. Item #13233
"A new set of tables which shew, at sight, the solid content of any piece of timber, stone &c. Also the superficial content of boards, glass, painting, plastering &c. With a preface showing the excellence of this method of measuring. Together with additional new tables showing the weight of iron by the measure". This tool was published continuously for decades and served generations of craftsmen.