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RIDGE, John James   1847-1908


LB and LoEN catalogue the author as John James Ridge.

  • Diet for the sick
  • Subjects: invalid cookery,

    • 1. Diet for the sick | being | nutritious combinations suitable for | severe cases of illness | by | J. J. Ridge, | M.D., B.S., B.A., B.Sc. Lond., L.R.C.P., University Scholar in Surgery | and Gold Medallist University of London.
      London: J. and A. Churchill; 1875
      13.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-47   [1s 6d on binding]   Purple cloth  
      GB:   LB   MCe   OB   *OPo(F)  
      US:   ICJ   DNLM  

      There are sixty-seven numbered recipes for invalid dishes.

    • 2. — Diet for the sick | being | nutritious combinations suitable for | severe cases of illness | by | J. James Ridge, | M.D., B.S., B.A., B.Sc. Lond., L.R.C.P., University Scholar in Surgery | and Gold Medallist University of London | Second edition
      London: J. and A. Churchill; 1882
      14.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-54, [i-ii] publ ads   [1s 6d on binding]   Purple cloth  
      GB:   *LB   OB  

      In the preface to the second edition the author says that "the whole has been revised, several other preparations have been added, and some portions have been rewritten." There are now eighty-one numbered recipes.

    • 3. — Diet for the sick | being | nutritious combinations suitable for | severe cases of illness | by | J. James Ridge | M.D., B.S., B.A., B.Sc. Lond., L.R.C.P., University Scholar in Surgery | and Gold Medallist University of London | Physician to the London Temperance Hospital | Third edition
      London: J. and A. Churchill; 1886
      13.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-56   [1s 6d on binding]   Purple cloth  
      GB:   LB   *LoEN   OB  
      US:   DNLM  

      The text contains eighty-six numbered recipes. The new recipes, according to the preface, are for "nitrogenous preparations not derived from the flesh of animals".


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