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An essay on the nature, use and abuse of tea
An essay on the nature, use and abuse of tea, in a letter to a lady; with an account of its mechanical operation.
London: printed by J. Bettenham for James Lacy 1722
20 cm. 3-63 p. 1 sh.
GB: ENLS* LBL
1. On p. 14 the author states: 'Among many other Novelties in our Diet, there is one which seems particularly to be the cause of the Hypochondriack disorders; and it is generally known by the Name of Thea or Tea. It is a Drug ....'
2. BMCat. (1961), ascribes the authorship to Robert Helsham.