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Nicholson, Peter 1765-1844

Overview
Works: 148 works in 868 publications in 1 language and 4,869 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias  Drawings  Bibliography  Designs and plans  History  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator
Classifications: TH5605, 720.288
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Most widely held works by Peter Nicholson
The guide to railway masonry : comprising a complete treatise on the oblique arch, in three parts ... by Peter Nicholson( Book )

23 editions published between 1839 and 2005 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third edition of a 19th-century text on railway masonry, sections cover the angle of twist, radius of curvature, use of the trihedral and many other geometrical topics
The practical cabinet-maker, upholsterer, and complete decorator by Peter Nicholson( Book )

18 editions published between 1826 and 1843 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The practical cabinet-maker by Peter Nicholson( Book )

5 editions published between 1826 and 1973 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The builder's and workman's new director, comprising explanations of the general principles of architecture, the practice of building, and of the several mechanical arts connected therewith by Peter Nicholson( Book )

29 editions published between 1834 and 2016 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The student's instructor in drawing and working the five orders of architecture : fully explaining the best methods for striking regular and quirked mouldings ... by Peter Nicholson( Book )

14 editions published between 1810 and 1854 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Essay on the teeth of wheels : comprehending principles, and their application in practice, to millwork and other machinery. With numerous figures by Robertson Buchanan( Book )

12 editions published in 1808 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of architecture : comprising fundamental rules of the art, with their application to practice : also rules for shadows for the five orders by Peter Nicholson( Book )

5 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new carpenters' guide : being a complete book for lines of carpentry, &c. on methods entirely new; founded on geometrical principles, ... By P. Nicholson by Peter Nicholson( )

16 editions published between 1792 and 2005 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An improved and enlarged edition of Nicholson's New carpenter's guide : being a complete book of lines, for carpenters, joiners, cabinet-makers, and workmen in general, on methods entirely new by Peter Nicholson( Book )

14 editions published between 1825 and 1833 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of building crafts in conservation : a commentary on Peter Nicholson's The new practical builder and workman's companion, 1823 by Jack Bowyer( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The student's instructor in drawing and working the five orders of architecture : fully explaining the best methods for striking regular and quirked mouldings, for diminishing and gluing of columns and capitals, for finding the true diameter of an order to any given height, for striking the ionic volute, circular or elliptical, with finished examples, on a large scale, of the orders, their planceers, etc. and some designs for door-cases, elegantly engraved on forty-one plates--with explanations
Alternative Names
Nicholson, P. (Peter), 1765-1844

Peter Nicholson

Peter Nicholson Scottish architect, mathematician and engineer

Languages
English (481)

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Practical masonry, bricklaying, and plastering : both plain and ornamental ; containing a new and complete system of lines for stone-cutting ; for the use of workmen ; with an ample detail of the theory and practice of constructing arches, domes, groins, niches, stairs, columns, &c. Bond, foundations, walls, bridges, tunnels, light-houses, &c. Ovens, furnaces, &c. The formation of mortars and cements ; including, also, practical treatises on slating, plumbing, glazing, &c. &c. and a full description of the various materials employed in all these arts : illustrated by numerous engravings, by artists of first-rate talent