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Giving Some Account of the Present Undertakings, Studies, and Labours of the Ingenious, in Many Considerable Parts of the World. EXTRACT from Vol. LXVI Part I. ... 1776.
1st Ed. Sm. 4to. pp.(249-256). Disbound, without stitching, sl. stained and lightly browned. Article comprises XIV. Experiments on water obtained from the melted ice of sea-water, to ascertain whether it be fresh or not; and to determine its specific gravity with respect to other water. Also experiments to find the degree of cold in which sea-water begins to freeze. By Mr. Edward Nairne. Addressed to Sir John Pringle.
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