Second edition. A very good copy, in contemporary 3/4 binding, now rubbed and a little scuffed; all edges marbled to match; contents clean and tight.
“Consisting of rules for eating and drinking, and for preserving health ...”, it contains all sorts of advice from the medical effects of foods or drink (opium to camomile), whether human diet is designed for vegetable or animal matter, salt as preservative, etc. The author published several works of practical medical advice for use in the home.
Author J.S. Forsyth, Surgeon
Binding 3/4 calf over marbled boards
Publisher London: Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper
Condition Very good