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|Additional Physical Format:||(DLC) 15013957|
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|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.
|Description:||xxx, 153 p.,  leaf of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.|
|Series Title:||(Landmarks of science).|
|Responsibility:||by Stephen Hales.|