Reference numberRBO/13/92
Alternative reference numberRBO.13.429
Title'An Account of a Book entitled: Vegetable Staticks, or an Account of some Statical experiments on the Sap in Vegetables; being an Essay towards a natural history of Vegetation' by Stephen Hales
Description'Also a Specimen of an Attempt to analyse the Air, by a great variety of Chymico-Statical Experiments, which were read at several meetings before the Royal Society'

Account by Dr Desaguliers

'Vegetable Staticks' was published in 1727 and 'Statical Essays' in 1733 - both held by Royal Society Library
Extent44 sides
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Access statusOpen
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NA8441Hales; Stephen (1677 - 1761); physiologist and inventor1677 - 1761
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