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Context of The measurer and gauger's guide : Containing first, the reasons of the five principal rules of arithmetick, demonstrated by lines; with examples of each rule. Secondly, measuring of surfaces and solids, such as plank, timber, stone, &c. Joiners, carpenters, bricklayers, glasiers, painters and paviours work: each proposition being wrought vulgarly, decimally, practically and instrumentally. A small tract of gauging wine, ale or malt without inches or division. By which any one may gauge ten backs, or floors of malt, in the same time anothe shall gauge one, by the way now used: altogether new. and submitted to the censure of the commissioners of excise. By J.L. P.M
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