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Philosophical experiments : containing useful and necessary instructions for such as undertake long voyages at sea : which were read before the Royal-Society, at several of their meetings

Author: Stephen Hales
Publisher: London : Printed for W. Innys and R. Manby and T. Woodward, 1739.
Series: (Landmarks of science).
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Micro-opaque : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 15013957
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hales
OCLC Number: 8206737
Notes: Subtitle: Shewing how sea water may be made fresh and wholesome, and how fresh water may be preserv'd sweet, how biscuit, corn, & c, may be secured from the weevel, meggots, and other insects, and flesh preserv'd in hot climates, by salting animals whole : to which is added, an account of several experiments and observations on chaybeate or steel waters; with some attempts to convey them to different places, preserving their virtue to a greater degree than has hithertoo been done, likewise a proposal for cleansing away mud &c. out of rivers, harbours and reservoirs.
Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Microopaque. New York : Readex Microprint, 1969. 3 cards ; 23 x 15 cm. (Landmarks of science).
Description: xxx, 153 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Series Title: (Landmarks of science).
Responsibility: by Stephen Hales.

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