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Common sense about food and physic

By STABLES, William Gordon

subjects: diets,

  • 1. Common sense | about | food and physic. | By | Gordon Stables, C.M., M.D. | (Surgeon Royal Navy), | author of | "The People's A B C Guide to Health," "Rota Vitae," | "Health upon Wheels," "Cycling: the New Cure for Chronic Ailments," | &c., &c. | lecturer on public health and hygienics
    London: Iliffe and Son; 1888
    18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [1-9] 10-105, [i-xiii] ads   [1s on binding]   Pink paper
    GB:   LWel   *OPo(F)  
    US:   DNLM   PPL  

    On the title-page only a single closing quotation-mark follows "Ailments,".
    Although the author discusses diet from a medical point of view, he comments often on how to prepare foodstuffs and makes qualitative remarks about the taste of different foods.