Philosophical experiments: 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 /

Main Author: Hales, Stephen, 1677-1761.
Format: Book
Language: English
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, 1739
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Clendening 1020B (Kansas City)

Call Number: WZ 260 H167p 1739
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