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STABLES, William Gordon 1840-1910
- Common sense about food and physic
Common sense | about | food and physic. | By | Gordon Stables, C.M., M.D. | (Surgeon Royal Navy), | author of | "The People's A B C Guide to Health," "Rota Vitae," | "Health upon Wheels," "Cycling: the New Cure for Chronic Ailments," | &c., &c. | lecturer on public health and hygienics
London: Iliffe and Son; 1888
18.5 x 12.5 cm Pp [1-9] 10-105, [i-xiii] ads [1s on binding] Pink paper
GB: LWel *OPo(F)
US: DNLM PPL
On the title-page only a single closing quotation-mark follows "Ailments,".
Although the author discusses diet from a medical point of view, he comments often on how to prepare foodstuffs and makes qualitative remarks about the taste of different foods.
(One shilling.) | Tea | the | drink of pleasure and of health | by / W. Gordon Stables, | C.M., M.D., R.N. | author of "Friends in Fur," "The Cruise of the Snowbird," | "Jungle, Peak and Plain," "Wild Adventures in Wild Places," | &c., &c. | (First edition, 5,000.)
London: Field and Tuer, Ye Leadenhalle Presse; Simpkin, Marshall and Co; Hamilton, Adams and Co; nd
14.0 x 14.0 cm Pp [i-viii],  2-111, [i-iii] publ ads 1s Light blue, faded to grey, boards with tea-pot on front
Bib: Noling 388
GB: LB LWel LoEN OB *OPo(F)
US: DLC NIC MH-A OKentU OClW MB MSaE MeB ICJ
This is a history and appreciation of tea and tea-drinking. Stables includes directions on how to make the beverage. LB, LoEN and OB date the book .
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