Mellificium mensionis, or, The marrow of measuring : wherein a new and ready way is shewn how to measure glazing, painting, plaistering, masonry, joyners, carpenters, and bricklayers works : as also the measuring of land, and all other superficies, and solids, by vulgar arithmetick, without reducing the integers into the least denomination, giving the content of any superficie or solid, consisting of feet, inches, and parts of inches, in a fourth part of the time and labour required by the usual way in vulgar arithmetick : together with some choice principles and problems of geometry conducing thereto : to which is added, an appendix, left under the author's own hand, the contents of which, see in the next page : illustrated with copper cuts the like not heretofore published ... / by Venterus Mandey.
|Main Author:||Mandey, Venterus.|
|Related Names:||White, Robert 1645-1703., Illidge, Samuel. , King, Thomas. , Tebb, Thomas. , Hobbes, Thomas 1588-1679.|
London : Printed for Tho. Tebb ... Sam. Illidge ... and Tho. King ..., 1727.
The 4th ed., with additions.
> Early works to 1800.
Measurement > Early works to 1800.
Engravings > England > 18th century.
Advertisements: p.  at end.
Books II & III written originally in Latin by Thomas Hobbes and translated by Mandey.
Head- and tail-pieces; decorative initials.
Frontispiece includes in pagination and signature count.
Includes frontispiece portrait of the author engraved by Robert White.
Each book, except the 1st, has special title page.
xxiv, 487,  p.,  leaves of plates (8 folded) :
19 cm. (8vo)
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