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STABLES, William Gordon   1840-1910

  • Common sense about food and physic
  • Subjects: diets,

    • 1. 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.

  • Tea
  • Subjects: beverages,

    • 1. (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], [1] 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 [1883].

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