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Wisdom's dictates for preserving health

By Tryon, Thomas

subjects: diet, domestic medicine,

  • 1. Wisdom's dictates: / or / Aphorisms & rules, / physical, moral, and divine; / for preserving the health of the body, / and the peace of the mind, fit to be / regarded and practised by all that / would enjoy the blessings of the pre- / sent and future world. / To which is added, / A Bill of Fare / of / Seventy Five noble dishes of Ex- / cellent Food, far exceeding those made / of fish and flesh, which banquet I pre- / sent to the sons of wisdom, or such / as shall decline that depraved custom / of eating flesh and blood.
    Thomas Salusbury   1691
    7.8 x 14   [i-iv] 1-153 [154-6]   12o - A in 3, B-K12 L in 6
    GB:   LeU(B)  

    A2 Address: to the reader.
    The book reads a little like a version of "Good Housewife made doctor" but with men as the focus.
    Publisher's advertisements: [154-156]

    Wing: Salusbury, Thomas, 1691, (T3205), see also 3206 - 1696. BLC 8403.b.41, 1039.a.39

  • 2. — Wisdom's dictates: or, Aphorisms and rules, physical, moral, and divine, for preserving the health of the body, and the peace of the mind; fit to be regarded and practised by all that would enjoy the blessings of the present and future world. To which is added, A bill of fare of seventy five noble dishes of excellent food, far exceeding those made of fish or flesh. Which banquet I present to the sons of wisdom, or such as shall decline that depraved custom of eating flesh and blood. By Tho. Tryon, student in physick, and author of Pythagoras's Mystick philosophy revived, wherein the mysteries of dreams, visions, angels and spirits, are unfolded, and their secret communications to mankind
    John Salusbury   1696

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