On Naval Timber and Arboriculture
With Critical Notes on Authors who have Recently Treated
the Subject of Planting
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On Naval Timber and Arboriculture With Critical Notes on Authors who have Recently Treated the Subject of Planting

By Patrick Matthew
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Table of Contents
  • ON NAVAL TIMBER.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • INTRODUCTION.
    • NOTES TO THE INTRODUCTION.
  • PART I. STRUCTURE OF VESSELS.
    • SECTION I. PLANK.
      • DIRECTIONS FOR TRAINING PLANK TIMBER.
    • DIRECTIONS FOR TRAINING PLANK TIMBER.
    • SECTION II. TIMBERS.
    • NOTES TO PART I.
  • PART II.BRITISH FOREST TREES USED AS NAVAL TIMBER.
    • OAK—Quercus.
    • SPANISH CHESTNUT—Castanea vulgaris, (Fagus Castanea, L.)
    • BEECH-TREE—Fagus sylvatica.
    • ELM—Ulmus.—BROAD-LEAVED, OR SCOTCH, or WYCH ELM—Ulmus montana.
    • NARROW-LEAVED OR ENGLISH ELM—Ulmus campestris.
    • REDWOOD WILLOW, or STAG’S HEAD OZIER,—Salix fragilis13.
    • RED-WOOD PINE—Pinus.
    • WHITE LARCH—Larix communis, (L. pyramidalis).
      • CLASS I. SOILS AND SUBSOILS FOR LARCH.
      • CLASS II. SOILS AND SUBSOILS WHERE LARCH TAKES DRY ROT.
      • ON BENDING AND KNEEING LARCH.
    • CLASS I. SOILS AND SUBSOILS FOR LARCH.
    • CLASS II. SOILS AND SUBSOILS WHERE LARCH TAKES DRY ROT.
    • ON BENDING AND KNEEING LARCH.
    • NOTES TO PART II.
  • PART III.MISCELLANEOUS MATTER CONNECTED WITH NAVAL TIMBER.
    • NURSERIES.
    • PLANTING.
    • FURTHER OBSERVATIONS ON PRUNING.
    • OBSERVATIONS ON TIMBER.
    • CONCERNING OUR MARINE, &c.
    • NOTES TO PART III.
  • PART IV.NOTICES OF AUTHORS RELATIVE TO TIMBER.
    • I. THE FORESTER’S GUIDE, by Mr Monteath.
    • II.—NICOL’S PLANTER’S CALENDAR.
    • III. BILLINGTON ON PLANTING.
    • IV.—FORSYTH ON FRUIT AND FOREST TREES.
    • V.—MR WITHERS.
    • VI.—STEWARDS PLANTER’S GUIDE, AND SIR WALTER SCOTT’S CRITIQUE.
    • VII. CRUICKSHANK’S PRACTICAL PLANTER.
    • NOTES TO PART IV.
  • APPENDIX.
    • NOTE A.
    • NOTE B.
    • NOTE C.
    • NOTE D, p. 4.
    • NOTE E.
    • NOTE F.
    • NOTES TO THE APPENDIX.
  • ERRATA.
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