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An account of a useful discovery to distill double the usual quantity of sea-water, by blowing showers of air up through the distilling liquor : and also to have the distilled water perfectly fresh and good by means of a little chalk : and an account of the great benefit of ventilators in many instances, in preserving the health and lives of people, in slave and other transport ships : which were read before the Royal Society : also an account of the good effect of blowing showers of air up through milk, thereby to cure the ill taste which is occasioned by some kinds of food of cows Preview this item
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An account of a useful discovery to distill double the usual quantity of sea-water, by blowing showers of air up through the distilling liquor : and also to have the distilled water perfectly fresh and good by means of a little chalk : and an account of the great benefit of ventilators in many instances, in preserving the health and lives of people, in slave and other transport ships : which were read before the Royal Society : also an account of the good effect of blowing showers of air up through milk, thereby to cure the ill taste which is occasioned by some kinds of food of cows

Author: Stephen Hales
Publisher: London : R. Manby, 1756.
Series: (Landmarks of science).
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Micro-opaque : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 17009283
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hales
OCLC Number: 8271609
Reproduction Notes: Microopaque. New York : Readex Microprint, 1969. 1 card ; 23 x 15 cm. (Landmarks of science).
Description: 72 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Title: (Landmarks of science).
Responsibility: by Stephen Hales.

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