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THE NEW

PRACTICAL BUILDER,

CARPENTRY,

JOINERY,

BRICKLAYING,

PAINTING,
GLAZING,
PLASTERING, &c &c.

AND

SMorftman'* Companion:

CONTAINING

A FULL DISPLAY AND ELUCIDATION

Of the most recent and skilful Methods, pursued by

ARCHITECTS AND ARTIFICERS,

IN THE VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS OF

MASONRY,

SLATING,

PLUMBING,

INCLUDING, ALSO,

NEW TREATISES

ON

GEOMETRY, THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL, TRIGONOMETRY, CONIC SECTIONS, PERSPECTIVE, SHADOWS, AND ELEVATIONS;

A SUMMARY OF THE ART OF BUILDING;

COPIOUS ACCOUNTS OF BUILDING MATERIALS, STRENGTH OF TIMBER, CEMENTS, &c.s

A DESCRIPTION OF THE TOOLS USED BY THE DIFFERENT WORKMEN;

AN EXTENSIVE GLOSSARY OF THE TECHNICAL TERMS

PECULIAR TO EACH DEPARTMENT;
AND

THE THEORY AND PRACTICE

or THE

FIVE ORDERS,

AS EMPLOYED IN DECORATIVE ARCHITECTURE.

By PETER NICHOLSON, Architect.

THE WHOLE ILLUSTRATED AND EMBELLISHED WITH NUMEROUS PLATES, FROM ORIGINAL DRAWINGS

AND DESIGNS, MADE EXPRESSLY FOR THIS WORK, BY THE AUTHOR, AND CORRECTLY ENGRAVED,

UNDER HIS IMMEDIATE INSPECTION, BY MR. W. SYMNS, AND OTHER EMINENT ARTISTS.

PRINTED FOR THOMAS KELLY, 17, PATERNOSTER ROW.

1823.

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