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PARMENTIER, ANTOINE AUGUSTIN   1737-1813


  • Observations on such nutritive vegetables as may be substituted
  • Subjects: food, vegetables, economy,

    • 1. Observations on such nutritive vegetables as may be substituted in the place of ordinary food, in times of scarcity. etc.
      London: printed for J. Murray   1783
      21 cm.   viii, 80 p.  
      GB:   LBL*   LWML   MPL  
      US:   CaBVaUW   DCLC   MH  

      1. Four years before this work was published, a piece on the author appeared in Scots Mag., vol. 41 (Oct. 1779), pp. 519-20, which included: 'A method to make potato bread without the admixture of flour, by M. Parmentier of the College of Pharmacy, Paris', followed by a long and detailed receipt which took up nearly two pages. For a life of the author see Nouvelle Biogmphie Generale, op. cit., tome 39, pp. 232-4.
      2. For the works in French by the author see Vicaire, p. 656.


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