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Nicholson, Peter 1765-1844

Overview
Works: 107 works in 805 publications in 1 language and 4,783 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias  Drawings  Designs and plans  History  Sources  Biography  Terminology  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator
Classifications: TH5605, 720.288
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Most widely held works by Peter Nicholson
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 )

44 editions published between 1795 and 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The guide to railway masonry comprising a complete treatise on the oblique arch, in three parts ... by Peter Nicholson( Book )

24 editions published between 1839 and 2005 in English and held by 104 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 by Peter Nicholson( Book )

5 editions published between 1826 and 1973 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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 )

8 editions published between 1841 and 1848 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 )

11 editions published in 1808 in English and held by 44 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( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The builder and workman's new director : comprehending definitions and descriptions of the component parts of buildings ... employed in the erection of edifices by Peter Nicholson( Book )

14 editions published between 1824 and 1924 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholson's New carpenter's guide : being a complete book of lines for carpenters, joiners, cabinet-makers, and workmen in general by Peter Nicholson( Book )

10 editions published between 1842 and 1860 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A key to Nicholson's Popular course of the pure and mixed mathematics : in which all the questions are worked at length for the use of tutors and self-students by Peter Nicholson( Book )

5 editions published between 1822 and 1923 in English and held by 12 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 ...
Alternative Names
Peter Nicholson

Peter Nicholson Scottish architect, mathematician and engineer

Languages
English (536)

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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