of Sanders & Co., London, England
Printed by Richard Clay and Sons, Bread Street Hill, London, E.C. 1885
154pp; 6 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches
Iron and steel, commodities, qualities, amounts; market, prices, shipments. Firm seems to be an agent for foreign suppliers.
Table of contents is detailed, might better be termed an index. The list of contents below is taken, however, from a page-by-page survey.
title; Contents i-iii; Calendar 1-3; time 4-5; [tables : tons and forms, qualities] 6-23; [phrases : steel, iron, qualities etc] 24-34; Offers [phrases and table] 35-39; Price, Quotations, Limits, &c. 40-41; Specification 42-44; Makes, Brands, Quality, &c. 45-50; Terms, &c. 51-54; Financial 55-57; Shipping [phrases and tables] 59-63; Time of Shipment [phrases and tables] 65-70; Consignment 71; Rates of Freight [tables] 72-73; Freight and Chartering 74-77; Insurance 78-80; Cabling 81-83; Letters 84; Buying 85-87; Selling 88-90; Market 91-93; Orders—Contracts 94-95; Strikes, &c. 96-97; Opinions 98-101; Miscellaneous Sentences 102-131; Bankers and Firms 132-133; Measurements 134-136; Wire Gauge 137; Dollars and Cents 138-140; Percentages in Decimals 141; Percentages 141-142; Numerals ( These Tables to be used also for Number of TONS. ) 143-146; Sterling 147-154
Some tables, with column heads as follows for pp 16-22 :
No. 1. Wrought scrap iron; Old D. H. iron rails ; Old flange iron rails ; Old D. H. steel rails ; Old flange steel rails ; Old tram rails ; Old Bull headed iron rails ; Old D. H. and/or Bull headed iron rails ; Old railway leaf pring steel ; Old cast iron railway chairs ; Old wrought iron horse shoes ; Old wrought iron fishplates ; Old steel fishplates ; Steel rail crop ends ; Steel bloom ends ; Steel bloom and/or billet &/or slap ends ; Regulus of antimony ; English L. & F. common ingot tin ; English L. & F. refined ingot tin ; English bar tin in barrels ; Ferro manganese ; Pig lead English ; Pig lead soft Spanish