Tables Of British Decimal Coinage Metric And British Weights And Measures - A. J. LawsonEyre & Spottiswoode, 1918, Hardback.
Condition: Poor. A copy for reading rather than admiring, generally shabby but text complete and acceptable. Heavily bruised at the head, tail and corners of the boards which are heavily marked and soiled with the gilt titling now faded to black. Leans. First blank removed. Previous owners' inscription to the front pastedown. Short closed tear to the English title page. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned otherwise.
Dual language: Italian/English. Published in association with the British-Italian Commercial Association. Illustrated with diagrams. Contents: Area And Circumference Of Circles • The Force Of Gravity At Different Places • Resistance Of Trains On Level Straight Track • Resistance Due To Gradients — Resistance Due To Curves • Maximum Safe Speed Of Trains On Curves • Superelevation Of Outer Rails On Standard And Metre Gauge Railways • Curve-Ranging Tables And Earthwork Measurements On The Metric System •