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LES SIUS, LEONARDUS 1554-1623
- Hygiasticon: or, a treatise of the means of health and long life
Hygiasticon: or, a treatise of the means of health and long life. Written originally in Latin by Leonard Lessius. Now rendered into English, by T[imothy] Smith. Whereunto is annexed, [Louis] Cornaro's treatise of the benefits of a sober life. etc.
London: printed by Charles Hitch Sold by Charles Hitch 1742.
19 cm. 126, 48 p.
US: DCLC MH
--another ed. London: printed for C. Hitch, and J. Leake, 1743. LBL: CtY; ViU
--another ed. London: printed for L. Hawes, W. Clarke and R. Collins, 1767.
1. The first English translation of the original (1742 ed.) was published in 1613. Oxford, p. 20, gives the details of the 1634 ed., which was produced by the Printers to the University of Cambridge; and he mentions the 1743 ed., which was translated by 'Timothy Smith, Apothecary'.
Bitting, p. 286; Oxford, p. 20
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