This book is a Rudimentary Dictionary Of Terms Used In Architecture, Civil, Architecture, Naval, Building And Construction, Early And Ecclesiastical Art, Engineering, Civil, Engineering, Mechanical, Fine Art, Mining, Surveying, etc. Included to this are explanatory observations on the numerous subjects connected with practical art and science. It is hoped that this work can be interesting and useful to the many ingenious operative aengineers and matured artisans. It has been generally written and understood at the present period, and care has been taken to avoid surreptitios or unauthorised versions, with a view of guiding the student and operative workman in the onward path of knowledge. Originally published in 1849. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.