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  • An essay on tea, sugar, white bread and butter, country alehouses
  • Subjects: food, tea, sugar, bread, alehouse,

    • 1. An essay on tea, sugar, white bread and butter, country alehouses . . . and other modern luxuries.
      Salisbury: printed for [----]   1777
      GB:   LBL  

      1. The entry is based on the BM Cat., but the British Library copy to which it refers has been lost.

  • An essay on the nature, use and abuse of tea
  • Subjects: tea, diet, production,

    • 1. An essay on the nature, use and abuse of tea, in a letter to a lady; with an account of its mechanical operation.
      London: printed by J. Bettenham   for James Lacy   1722
      20 cm.   3-63 p.   1 sh.  
      GB:   ENLS*   LBL  

      1. On p. 14 the author states: 'Among many other Novelties in our Diet, there is one which seems particularly to be the cause of the Hypochondriack disorders; and it is generally known by the Name of Thea or Tea. It is a Drug ....'
      2. BMCat. (1961), ascribes the authorship to Robert Helsham.


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