Reference numberCLP/3i/25
TitlePaper, 'A new, cheape, and delicate fire of cole [coal] balls, wherein seacole is by the mixture of other combustible bodies both sweetned and multiplied' by Theodore de Vaux
DescriptionDe Vaux describes a new way to create fuel for fire using lome [loam] gathered during winter, water, and seacole [sea coal]. He explains that this method is commonly used in Liège [Wallonia, Belgium], and then goes on to explain how to create the best fire using the substance.

Subject: Mineralogy

Read to the Royal Society on 24 October 1666.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5627Vaux; Sir; Theodore de (c1628 - 1694); physicianc1628 - 1694
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