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SHORT, THOMAS   1690?~1772


  • Discourses on tea, sugar, milk, made-wines, spirits, punch, tobacco etc
  • Subjects: drinks, tea, sugar, milk, wine, liquors, tobacco, health,

    • 1. Discourses on tea, sugar, milk, made-wines, spirits, punch, tobacco etc. with plain and useful rules for gouty people.
      London: printed for T. Longman and A. Millar   1750
      20 cm.   iii-vi, 424 p.  
      GB:   ERCP*   LBL   LGL  
      US:   DCLC   KMK   PPC  

      1. For a life of the author see DNB, vol. 18 (1909), pp. 154-5. He was regarded as the foremost writer on beverages in the 18th century.

  • A dissertation upon tea, explaining its nature and properties . . . the natural history of tea
  • Subjects: tea, liquids, properties,

    • 1. A dissertation upon tea, explaining its nature and properties . . . the natural history of tea; . . . a discourse on the virtues of sage and water, and an enquiry into the reasons why the same food is not equally agreeable to all constitutions.
      London; printed by W. Bowyer for Fletcher Gyles   1730
      25 cm.   2 sh.   2 sh. 6 d.1  
      GB:   ENLS*   LBL   LWML  
      US:   CtY   MH   NYPL  

      --2nd ed. London: printed for D. Browne, 1753. LBL: MnU
      1. RB (Jan. 1730), p. 20, confirms that the price was 2 sh. 6 d.


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