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Nature, Philosophy and Art in Friendship

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ISBN13: 9781151458384
ISBN10: 1151458384
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1775 Excerpt: ... wall together in such a manner as effectually to prevent any lateral pressure from affecting either, as described at each flank, B B. Upon this flank, and the back of the arch, as at P P, you are to set long thick bricks, back to back, 15 inches long, 10 inches broad, and 2 inches thick, united together with the best tarras; they must slope and dwindle away within two or three inches of your centre, or level of the floors; and for the thickness of the floors themselves, those ribs or partitions must be about three or four feet distant from each other, and the spaces between them filled up with very dry earth, that the crust of the arch may not be hurt by damps, but kept dry, and consequently strong and firm to carry any load that may be laid upon it; the dryer it is kept the better. When these buttresses and flanks of our arches are well consolidated, and dry, you may level your floors in the ruff, but that part of the work must be'the last, . cither with bricks or good mortar. What What is observed on this flat arch of the parlour floor is sufficient, and demonstrates the rules of all the others, though the curvatures of the parlour deling are the same with the first floor, second, and third; arid ten inches flatter than the kitchen, and uppermost arch or cieling, which bears the roof the same as the kitchen; the reasons are plain and obvious, for strength and utility; and when the materials are good, the taste must determine the fliape it is to be of. 'Tis observable, that in all uncommon buildings it is not possible to go on with them in the common way; the necessity of keeping them free from damps and rains must oblige us to carry up our principal extra and infra walls, with their niches, &c. as marked through all the stories, as at B, B, B, B, B; the ni...

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ISBN:
9781151458384
Publisher:
General Books
Publication Date:
December 2009
Author:
Cauty, William
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
50
Dimensions:
5.98x9.01x.11 in. .19 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Publication date: 1775 Notes: This is an OCR reprint. There may be typos or missing text. There are no illustrations or indexes. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. You can also preview the book there.
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