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SILVA PINTO, Miguel Ventura da

Sobre a Theoria do Rarefactor e a Nova Machina Hydropneumatica.  Memoria apresentada . . pelo sócio A.A. de Aguiar.   (Offprint from "Jornal de Sciencias Mathematicas, Physicas e Naturaes," No. XIII).


Lisbon, Academia Real das Sciencias, 1872.


8vo.  35 pp., (1) f.  With 12 diagrams in text.  Original printed wrappers.   Library stamp on front cover & title page.

Design of a machine which can act as a filter to extract impurities from wine.   The author was assistant professor of chemistry and physics at the Lisbon Industrial and Commercial Institute, and was apparently a very popular figure.   Presentation copy from the author to the Duke of Palmella. 

Innocêncio XVII, 67.


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