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A description of ventilators : whereby great quantities of fresh air may with ease be conveyed into mines, goals, 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, which was read before the Royal Society in May, 1741 Preview this item
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A description of ventilators : whereby great quantities of fresh air may with ease be conveyed into mines, goals, 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, which was read before the Royal Society in May, 1741

Author: Stephen Hales
Publisher: London : Printed for W. Innys ... [et al.], 1743.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)22879785
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hales
OCLC Number: 65345480
Notes: A continuation was published in 1758 with title "A treatise on ventilators."
Reproduction of original from Goldsmiths' Library, University of London.
Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 07967.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited to licensing agreements.
Description: xx, 172 pages, [2] folded leaves of plates : illustrations
Responsibility: by Stephen Hales.

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