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A description of ventilators : whereby great quantities of fresh air may with ease be conveyed into mines, gaols, hospitals, work-houses and ships, in exchange for their noxious air : an account also of their great usefulness in many other respects, as in preserving all sorts of grain dry, sweet, and free from being destroyed by weevels, both in grainaries and ships, and in preserving many other sorts of goods : as also in drying corn, malt, hop, gun-powder, &c., and for many other useful purposes Preview this item
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A description of ventilators : whereby great quantities of fresh air may with ease be conveyed into mines, gaols, hospitals, work-houses and ships, in exchange for their noxious air : an account also of their great usefulness in many other respects, as in preserving all sorts of grain dry, sweet, and free from being destroyed by weevels, both in grainaries and ships, and in preserving many other sorts of goods : as also in drying corn, malt, hop, gun-powder, &c., and for many other useful purposes

Author: Stephen Hales
Publisher: London : W. Innys, 1743.
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
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hales
OCLC Number: 8470443
Notes: Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Microopaque. New York : Readex Microprint, 1970. 2 cards ; 23 x 15 cm. (Landmarks of science).
Description: xx, 171 pages, [2] folded leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Series Title: (Landmarks of science).
Responsibility: which was read before the Royal Society in May, 1741, by Stephen Hales.

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