Author:Stephen Hales

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Stephen Hales

English botanist, physiologist, chemist, and inventor

Stephen Hales


  • Vegetable Staticks (1727) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • 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, 1739 (external scan)
  • A description of ventilators, 1743 (external scan)

Works about Hales[edit]

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