Título: Some experiments on the Chalybeat water, ...
Editorial: London: J. Payne, 1756, London
Año de publicación: 1756
Edición: First Edition
FIRST EDITION. 8 vo. Later half cloth with marbled boards. (4), 69, (3, pub. ads) pp. A fine copy. Through a series of 28 experiments, the surgeon, Thomas Reynolds, characterizes the Chalybeat water from a spring discovered in 1754 on the estate of Lord Bishop of Rochester. Reynolds then proceeds to give his recommendations for the manner of drinking this efficacious mineral water for various illnesses and general good health, along with a recipe for preparing an artificial Chalybeat water. Also provided are the chemical means for determining the mineral contents of water, and a consideration of poisonous waters with quotations from Dr. Mead's treatise. N.L.M. (18th C.), p. 380. Not in Wellcome or Partington, nor in the usual medical and chemical collections. N° de ref. de la librería 000345
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