An Account of a useful Discovery to distil double the usual Quantity of Sea-Water, by blowing Showers of Air up through the Distilling Liquor; and also to have the Distilled Water perfectly fresh and good by means of a little Chalk; and an Account of the great Benefit of Ventilators in many Instances, in preserving the Health and Lives of People, in Slave and other Transport Ships, which were read before the Royal Society. Also an Account of the good Effect of blowing Showers of Air up through Milk, thereby to cure the ill Taste which is occasioned by some Kinds of Food of Cows. By Stephen Hales, D. D. F. R. S. and Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris. (1756)
This book was reviewed by Samuel Johnson in Literary Magazine.
— posted by Roger W. Smith