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Context of The compleat measurer : Or, The whole art of measuring. In two parts. The first part teaching decimal arithmetick, with the extraction of the square and cube roots. And also the multiplication of feet and inches, commonly call'd cross-multiplication. The second part teaching to measure all sorts of superficies and solids, by decimals, by cross-multiplication, and by scale and compasses. Also the works of several artificers relating to building; and the measuring of board and timber: shewing the common errors. And some practical questions. The fourth edition; to which is added, an appendix, 1. Of gauging. 2. Of land-measuring. Very useful for all tradesmen, especially carpenters, bricklayers, plaisterers, painters, joiners, glasiers, masons, &c. By William Hawney, philomath. Recommended by the Rev. Dr. John Harris, F.R.S
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