but a beginning must be made
between plates V (Digesting Furnace) and VI (Hot Still)
one of several mis-scans
Peter Shaw, M.D. and Francis Hauksbee. An Essay for Introducing a Portable Laboratory : By Means whereof all the chemical operations are commodiously performʼd, for the purposes of philosophy, medicine, metallurgy, and a family. With sculptures. London, 1731
Bodleian copy, digitized April 27, 2009
one of a stunning sequence of mis-scans, in latter section of this book; by way of an engineering history post on another Hauksbee work.
and perfection will come by degrees.
epigram p 12
by means whereof; chemistry; mountain side
Francis Kauksbee; Peter Shaw