An account of some experiments and observations on tar-water: wherein is shown the Quantity of Tar that is therein. Which was read before the Royal Society. By Stephen Hales, D. D. F. R. S. To which is added, A Letter from Mr. Reid, to Dr. Hales, Concerning the Nature of Tar, and a Method of obtaining it's Medical Virtues, free from it's hurtful Oils: Whereby also the Strength of each Dose may be the better ascertained.

  • Hales, Stephen, 1677-1761.
M.DCC.XLVII. [1747]
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London : printed for R. Manby and H. S. Cox on Ludgate-Hill, M.DCC.XLVII. [1747]

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[2],74p. : ill. ; 80.


The second edition. To which is added, A letter from Mr. Reid, to Dr. Hales, concerning the nature of tar, ..

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ESTC T18904

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