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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 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

Author: Stephen Hales
Publisher: London : Printed for W. Innys [etc.], 1743.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hales
OCLC Number: 3881856
Notes: A continuation was published in 1758 with title "A treatise on ventilators."
Description: xx, 172 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Which was read before the Royal Society in May, 1741 by Stephen Hales ...

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