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COMMERCE, COUNTING -HOUSE WORK,
ILESSONS IN COMMERCE.
By Professor R. GAMBARo, of the Royal High Commercial School at Genoa.
Edited and Revised by JAMEs GAULT, Professor of Commerce and Commercial Law in King's College, London. Fifth Edition. Crown 8vo, cloth . . 36 “The publishers of this work have rendered considerable service to the cause of commercial education by the o production of this volume. . . . The work is peculiarly acceptable to English readers and an admirable addition to existing class books. In a phrase, we think the work attains its object in furnishing a brief account of those laws and customs of British trade with which the commercial man interested therein should be familiar."—Chamber of Commerce Journal. “An invaluable guide in the hands of those who are preparing for a commercial career, and, in fact, the information it contains on matters of business should be impressed on every one.”—Counting House.
THE FOREIGN COMMERCIAL CORRESPONDENT.
Being Aids to Commercial Correspondence in Five Languages—English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. By CoNRAD E. BAKER. Third Edition. Carefully revised throughout. Crown 8vo, cloth . - - - 4/6 “Whoever wishes to correspond in all the languages mentioned o Mr. Baker cannot do better than study this work, the materials of which are excellent and conveniently arranged. They consist not of entire specimen letters, but—what are far more useful—short passages, sentences, or phrases expressing the same general idea in various forms.”—4 thenaeum. ‘. A careful examination has convinced us that it is unusually complete, well arranged and reliable. The book is a thoroughly good one."—Schoolmaster.
FACTORY ACCOUNTS: THEIR PRINCIPLES AND
A Handbook for Accountants and Manufacturers, with Appendices on the Nomenclature of Machine Details; the Income Tax Acts ; the Rating of Factories; Fire and Boiler Insurance; the Factory and Workshop Acts, &c., including also a Glossary of Terms and a large number of Specimen Rulings. By EMILE GARcke and J. M. FELLs. Fifth Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Demy 8vo, cloth - - - - - - - - - - - 7|6 “A very interesting description of the requirements of Factory Accounts. . . . . . The principle of assimilating the Factory Accounts to the general commercial books is one which we thoroughly agree
“Characterised by extreme thoroughness. There are few owners of factories who would not derive great benefit from the perusal of this most admirable work."—Local Government Chronicle.
In “We recommend the work to all interested in the practical reform of our weights and measures."— ature.
A SERIES OF METRIC TABLES.
In which the British Standard Measures and Weights are compared with those of the Metric System at present in Use on the Continent. By C. H. Dowling, C.E. 8vo, cloth - - - - - - - - - 10/6 “Mr. Dowling's Tables are well put together as a ready reckoner for the conversion of one system into the other.”—Athenaeum.
IRON AND METAL TRADES’ COMPANION.
For expeditiously ascertaining the Value of any Goods bought or sold by Weight, from 1s, per cwt. to 1 12s. per cwt., and from one farthing per pound to one shilling per pound. By Thomas Downie. Strongly bound in leather, 396 pp. . 9|
“A most useful set of tables, nothing like them before existed,”—Building News.
other business in which merchandise is bought and sold by weight.”—Railway News.
NUMBER, WEIGHT, AND FRACTIONAL CALCULATOR.
Containing upwards of 250,000 Separate Calculations, showing at a glance the value at 422 different rates, ranging from 14sth of a Penny to 20s, each, or per cwt., and £20 per ton, of any number of articles consecutively, from 1 to 470. Any number of cwts, qrs., and lbs., from 1 cwt. to 470 cwts. Any number of tons, cwts., qrs, and lbs., from 1 to 1,000 tons. By William CHADwick, Public Accountant. Fourth Edition, Revised and Improved. 8vo, strongly bound 18“It is as easy of reference for any answer or any number of answers as a dictionary. For making up accounts or estimates the book must prove invaluable to all who have any considerable quantity of
calculations involving price and measure in any combination to do."—Engineer. “The most perfect work of the kind yet prepared."—Glasgow Herald.
THE WEIGHT CALCULATOR.
Being a Series of Tables upon a New and Comprehensive Plan, exhibiting at one Reference the exact Value of any Weight from 1 lb. to 15 tons, at 300 Progressive Rates, from 1d to 168s. per cwt., and containing 186,000 Direct Answers, which, with their Combinations, consisting of a single addition (mostly to be performed at sight), will afford an aggregate of Io,266,ooo Answers; the whole being calculated and designed to ensure correctness and promote despatch. By HENRY HARREN, Accountant. Sixth Edition, carefully corrected. Royal 8vo, strongly half-bound . . . . . . . . . . £1 5s. “A practical and useful work of reference for men of business generally."—Ironmonger,
“Of priceless value to business men. It is a necessary book in all mercantile offices."—Sheffield Independent.
THE DISCOUNT GUIDE.
Comprising several Series of Tables for the Use of Merchants, Manufacturers, Ironmongers, and others, by which may be ascertained the exact Profit arising from any mode of using Discounts, either in the Purchase or Sale of Goods, and the method of either Altering a Rate of Discount, or Advancing a Price, so as to produce, by one operation, a sum that will realise any required profit after allowing one or more Discounts; to which are added Tables of Profit or Advance from 13 to go per cent, Tables of Discount from 14 to 98% per cent, and Tables of Commission, &c., from to 10 per cent. By HENRY HARBEN, Accountant. New Edition, Corrected. Demy 8vo, half-bound . . . . £1 5s.
“A book such as this can only be appreciated by business men, to whom the saving of time means saving of money. The work must prove of great value to merchants, manufacturers, and general traders."—British Trade Journal.
TABLES OF WAGES.
At 54, 52, 50, and 48 Hours per Week. Showing the Amounts of Wages from One-quarter-of-an-hour to Sixty-four hours in each case at Rates of Wages advancing by One Shilling from 4s. to 55s. per week. By Thos. GARBUTT, Accountant, Square crown 8vo, half-bound - - -
IRON PLATE WEIGHT TABLEs.
For Iron Shipbuilders, Engineers and Iron Merchants. Containing the Calculated Weights of Upwards of 150,000 different sizes of Iron Plates from 1 foot by 6 in by + in to 10 feet by 5 feet by 1 in. Worked out on the basis of 40 lbs. to the square foot of Iron of 1 inch in thickness. By H. Burlinson and W. H. SIMPsox. 4to, half-bound - - - - £1 5s.
ORIENTAL MANUALS AND TEXT-BOOKS.
Notice, Messrs. Crosby Lockwood & Son will forward on application a New and Revised List of Text-books and Manuals for Students in Oriental Languages, many of which are used as Text-books for the Examinations for the Indian Civil Service and the Indian Staff Corps; also as Class Books in Colleges and Schools in India.
AGRICULTURE, FARMING, GARDENING, ETC.
THE COMPLETE GRAZIER AND FARMER'S AND
SUMMARY OF CONTENTs. Book I. ON THE VARIETIES, BREED1N G, REAR- Book VII. ON THE BREEDING, REARING, AND ING, F Atten ING AND MANAGEMENT of CATTLE. MANAGEMENT OF Pou LTRY. Book II. ON THE EconoMY AND MANAGEMENT | Book VIII. ON FARM OF Frces AND IMPLEof THE DAIRY. MENTs of Husband Ry. Book III. ON THE BRF EDING, REARING, AND Book IX. ON THE CULTURE AND MANAGEMANAGEMENT OF HoRSEs. MENT of GRAss LANDs. Book IV. ON THE BREEDING, REARING, AND Book X. ON THE CULTIvatroN AND APPLICAFATTENING of SHEEP. TION of GRAssFS, PULSE AND Roots. Book V. ON THE BREEDING, REARING, AND Book XI. ON MANU RES AND THEIR AppliFATTENING OF Swin E. cation to GRAss LAND AND Crops. Book VI. ON THE Diseases of Live Stock. Book XII. Monthly CALEN DARs of FARM work. “Dr. Fream is to be congratulated on the successful attempt he has made to give us a work which will at once become the standard classic of the farm practice of the country. We believe that it will be found that it has no compeer among the many works at present in existence. . . . The illustrations are admirable, while the frontispiece, which represents the well-known bull, New Year's Gift, bred by the Queen, is a work of art."—The Times. “The book must be recognised as occupying the proud position of the most exhaustive work of reference in the English language on the subject with which it deals.”—Athenaeum. “The most comprehensive guide to modern farm practice that exists in the English language to-day. . . . . The book is one that ought to be on every farm and in the library of every land owner."—Mark Lane Express. “In point of exhaustiveness and accuracy the work will certainly hold a pre-eminent and unique position among books dealing with scientific agricultural practice. It is, in fact, an agricultural library of itself."—North British Agriculturist.
FARM LIVE STOCK OF GREAT BRITAIN.
NOTE-BOOK OF AGRICULTURAL FACTS AND
–MANUREs.--CRoppi NG.-Crops.- Rotations.—WEEDs.-FEED IN G.- DAIRYING.-Live Stock.--
THE ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL GEOLOGY.
A Scientific Aid to Practical Farming. By PRIMRose McCosNELL, Author of “Notebook of Agricultural Facts and Figures,” &c. Royal 8vo, cloth. Net 21“On every page the work bears the impress of a masterly knowledge of the subject dealt with, and we have nothing but unstinted praise to offer.”—Field.
A Handy Volume on the Work of the Dairy-Farm. For the Use of Technical Instruction Classes, Students in Agricultural Colleges and the Working DairyFarmer. By Prof. J. P. SHELDON. With Illustrations. Second Edition, Revised. Crown 8vo, cloth . - - . . , 2/6
“Confidently recommended as a useful text-book on dairy farming."—Agricultural Gazette.
“Probably the best half-crown manual on dairy work that has yet been produced."—North British Agriculturist.
“It is the soundest little work we have yet seen on the subject."—The Times.
MILK, CHEESE, AND BUTTER.
A Practical Handbook on their Properties and the Processes of their Production. Including a Chapter on Cream and the Methods of its Separation from Milk. By John Oliver, late Principal of the Western Dairy Institute, Berkeley. With Coloured Plates and 200 Illustrations. Crown 8vo, cloth - - 7/6
“An exhaustive and masterly production. It may be cordially recommended to all students and practitioners of dairy science."—North British Agriculturist.
“We recommend this very comprehensive and carefully-written book to dairy-farmers and students of dairying. It is a distinct acquisition to the library of the agriculturist."—Agricultural Gazette,
SYSTEMATIC SMALL FARMING.
Or, The Lessons of my Farm. Being an introduction to Modern Farm Practice for Small Farmers. By R. Scott BURN, Author of “Outlines of Modern Farming,” &c. Crown 8vo, cloth . - - 6|
“This is the completest book of its class we have seen, and one which every amateur farmer will read with pleasure, and accept as a guide."—Field.
OUTLINES OF MODERN FARMING,
By R. Scott BURN. Soils, Manures, and Crops—Farming and Farming Economy
FARM ENGINEERING, THE COMPLETE TEXT-BOOKOF,
Comprising Draining and Embanking; Irrigation and Water Supply; Farm
“Written with great care, as well as with knowledge and ability. The author has done his work well: we have found him a very trustworthy guide wherever we have tested his statements. The volume will be of great value to agricultural students."—Mark Lane Express.
THE FIELDS OF GREAT BRITAIN.
A Text-Book of Agriculture. Adapted to the Syllabus of the Science and Art
“It is a long time since we have seen a book which has pleased us more, or which contains such a vast and useful fund of knowledge."—Educational Times.
TABLES AND MEMORANDA FOR FARMERS, GRAZIERS,
“Weighing less than 1 oz., and o no more space than a match box, it contains a mass ot facts and calculations which has never before, in such handy form, been obtainable, Every operation on the farm is dealt with. The work may be taken as thoroughly accurate, the whole of the tables having been revised by Dr. Fream. We cordially recommend it.”—Bell's Weekly Messenger,
THE ROTHAMSTED EXPERIMENTS AND THEIR
“We have no doubt that the book will be welcomed by a large class of farmers and others interested in agriculture."—Standard.
FERTILISERS AND FEEDING STUFFS.
Their Properties and Uses. A Handbook for the Practical Farmer. By
Dr. Dyer has done farmers good service in placing at their disposal so Inuch useful information in so intelligible a form."—The Times.
BEES FOR PLEASURE AND PROFIT :
Guide to the Manipulation of Bees, the Production of Honey, and the General Management of the Apiary. By G. GoRDON SAMson. With numerous Illustrations. Crown 8vo, wrapper . - - - - 1|
BOOK-KEEPING FOR FARMERS AND ESTATE OWNERS.
A Practical Treatise, presenting, in Three Plans, a System adapted for all
“The volume is a capital study of a most important subject."—Agricultural Gazette.
WOODMAN’S YEARLY FARM ACCOUNT BOOK.
Giving Weekly Labour Account and Diary, and showing the Income and
“Contains every requisite for keeping farm accounts readily and accurately."—Agriculture.
Or, How to Grow Early Fruits, Flowers, and Vegetables. With Plans and
A PLAIN GUIDE TO GOOD GARDENING.
Or, How to Grow Vegetables, Fruits, and Flowers. By S. Wood. Fourth Edition, with considerable Additions, and numerous Illustrations. Crown 8vo, cloth 3/6
“A very good book, and one to be highly recommended as a practical guide. The practical directions are excellent.”—Athenæum.
Or, How to make One Acre of Land produce £620 a year, by the Cultivation of Fruits and Vegetables; also, How to Grow Flowers in Three Glass Houses, so as to realise £176 per annum clear Profit. By SAMUEL Wood, Author of
“Good Gardening,” &c. Sixth Edition. Crown 8vo, sewed . - - 1|THE LADIES’ MULTUM-IN-PARVO FLOWER GARDEN. And Amateur's Complete Guide. By S. Wood. Crown 8vo, cloth - 3/6
POTATOES: HOW TO GROW AND SHOW THEM.
A Practical Guide to the Cultivation and General Treatment of the Potato.
MARKET AND KITCHEN GARDENING.
By C. W. SHAw, late Editor of “Gardening Illustrated.” Crown 8vo, cloth.