c1790 The Ullage Cask Gauger, Comprised In A Series of Tables Calculated With The Utmost Accuracy, and Showing At One Reference, The Ullage Contents of Any Cask, From Five To One Hundred and Sixty Gallons, Inclusive; With Rules For Ascertaining The Ullage Contents of All Other Casks, However Large; As Also The Foot or Sediment In Oil Casks. Claudette upon the Principle used by the Excise.
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A new edition, revised. Undated. The first edition of this work was published in 1784, with this copy being a later revised edition, hence the circa date. This particular work that offers a series of charts that can be used to calculate the 'ullage' contents of any cask, that being the remaining vacant space. This space can be important when transporting certain goods to account for expansion. This very scarce work offers a useful exercise that can be used to in relation to any cask, however large. The publishers information to the title page appears to have been printed back-to-front with a corrected slip pasted on top.
In a full cloth binding. Externally rubbed to the extremities, with dampstaining to the front and rear boards. The odd mark to the front and rear boards. Rubbing to the spine label. Offsetting and spotting to the front and rear pastedowns and endpapers. Internally firmly bound. Pages are age toned. Dampstaining to the tail of pages, heavier towards the front of the volume. The odd spot and handling mark throughout the volume. Ink inscription to the head of page 3, and the odd pencil mark throughout.
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