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Philosophical Experiments [electronic resource]: Containing Useful, and Necessary Instructions for Such as Undertake Long Voyages at Sea. Shewing How Sea-Water May Be Made Fresh and Wholsome: 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 Chalybeate or Steel-Waters: With Some Attempts to Convey Them to Distant Places, Preserving Their Virtue to a Greater Degree Than Has Hitherto Been Done. Likewise a Proposal for Cleansing Away Mud, &C. Out of Rivers, Harbours, and Reservoirs. Which Were Read Before the Royal-Society, at Several of Their Meetings, by Stephen Hales, D. D. F. R. S. Rector of Farringdon in Hampshire, and Minister of Teddington, Middlesex

Hales, Stephen
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for W. Innys and R. Manby, at the West End of St. Paul's; and T. Woodward, at the Half-Moon between the Temple-Gates, in Fleet-Street, M.DCC.XXXIX. [1739]
Language
English
Description
[4], xxx, [2], 163, [9] p., plate ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • With a half-title, an index and a final advertisement leaf.
  • With an imprimatur on the verso of the half-title: March 29, 1739. Imprimatur, Hans Sloane Pr. Reg. Soc.
  • Leaf a8 is errata leaf.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T42264.
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