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Food for the invalid, the convalescent, the dyspeptic and the gouty

By FOTHERGILL, John Milner

subjects: invalid cookery,

  • 1. Food for the invalid; | the convalescent; | the dyspeptic; | and the gouty. | By | J. Milner Fothergill, M.D., Edin., | Member of the Royal College of Physicians of London. | Senior Assistant Physician to the City of London Hospital for Diseases of the | Chest (Victoria Park). | Assistant Physician to the West London Hospital. | Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    London: Macmillan and Co; 1880
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-viii], [1] 2-157 [158], [i-ii] ads   Maroon cloth
    GB:   LB   LWel   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)  
    US:   MB   OCl   MiU   OClM   DNLM  

    Printed on the title-page is the quotation ""May good digestion wait on appetite; and health on both.^"" The preface is dated 23 Somerset Street, Portman Square, W, 1880.
    The LB copy has eight pages of advertisements following page 158.

  • 2. — Food for the invalid; | the convalescent; | the dyspeptic; | and the gouty. | By | J. Milner Fothergill, M.D., Edin., | Physician to the City of London Hospital for Diseases of the Chest (Victoria Park). | Hon. M.D. Rush College, Ill. | Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. | Second edition, | revised and enlarged.
    London: Macmillan and Co; 1884
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-viii], [1] 2-167 [168]   Maroon cloth
    GB:   *LB   OB  
    US:   DNLM   NN  

    The quotation on the title-page of the first edition is repeated here. The preface to the second edition is dated 110 Park Street, Grosvenor Square, W, 1884.
    There are 298 numbered recipes followed by three appendices on stewed fruit, the digestion of fat, and artificial digestive agents.% 1073

  • 3. — [Another edition, 1894]
    US:   NN  

    NN lists this edition with Horatio Wood as joint author, London [etc]: Macmillan and Co, 1894.% American editions: NUCat records an edition with Horatio C. Wood as joint author, New York: Macmillan and Co, 1880.% 1074