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A Treatise on Diet: with a View to Establish on Practical Grounds, a System of Rules for the Prevention and Cure of the Diseases incident to a Disordered State of the Digestive Functions.

By: PARIS, John Ayrton (1785-1856).

Price: $105.00

Publisher: New York:, E. Duyckinck, Collins, & Co., 1828., 1828

8vo. iv, 210 pp. Browning and light foxing throughout. Contemporary full tree calf, gilt-stamped red morocco spine title label; front hinge cracked, headbands worn, extremities rubbed. Ownership pen inscription of E. F. Marshall (1833) on front flyleaf. Very good. American edition of a thorough work on digestion and diet, including chapters on food, cookery, liquor and wine. Paris, a long-time president of the Royal College of Physicians, first issued the book in London... View more info

Better Nutrition for the Family.

By: SKILTON, Louisa Pryor.

Price: $13.30

Publisher: New York:, Chester R. Heck, (1946)., 1946

8vo. 118 pp. Illustrations, index. Yellow cloth, black stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket; jacket a bit worn with scuff on front cover. Very good. This work should be of interest to anyone who enjoys retro images or design. On the front jacket cover is a classic depiction of an American nuclear family of the 1950's. The woman of the house is serving dinner to her smiling, ?perfect? family. On the inside, the illustrations of food serve as perfect examples of th... View more info

Fats in Human Nutrition with particular attention to fats, cholesterol, and atherosclerosis. Symposium III.

By: American Medical Association.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago:, AMA Council on Foods and Nutrition, 1957., 1957

8vo. 131 pp. Printed wrappers. Near fine. Ownership signature on upper cover, of E. Ray Borun. Six papers and panel discussion were presented at the symposium on 'Fats i Human Nutrition with particular attention to Fats, Cholesterol, and Atherosclerosis,' in New Orleans, March 15, 1967 sponsored by the Council on Foods and Nutrition with Tulane University School of Medicine, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans Graduate Medical Assembly, and the Or... View more info

Lectures on Diet and Regimen: Being a Systematic Inquiry into the Most Rational Means of Preserving Health and Prolonging Life: Together with Physiological and Chemical Explanations, Calculated Chiefly for the Use of Families, in Order to Banish the Prevailing Abuses and Prejudices in Medicine. The Second Edition, Improved and Enlarged with Considerable Additions.

By: WILLICH, Anthony Florian Madinger.

Price: $315.00

Publisher: London:, T. N. Longman and O. Rees, 1799., 1799

8vo. (200 x 117 mm) [4], 708, [4] pp. Contemporary full tree calf, gilt-ruled spine, black morocco gilt-stamped spine label; skillfully rebacked preserving original spine. Signature of Wm. Carpenter on front flyleaf. Fine. Second edition. This medical advisory text spans the gamut of practical advice on how to live a long, healthy life. Beginning with some general rules to follow, Willich cautions against patent medicines and quack cures, recommends the proper methods o... View more info

Original Diets- Classified and Calculated: With Particular Reference to Diets for the Nephritic, the Tuberculous and for Children.

By: [The Dry Milk Company].

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York:, The Dry Milk Company, (1926)., 1926

Small 8vo. Index. Blue cloth, black stamped cover title. Fine. View more info