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The family companion for health: or plain, easy and certain rules

By FAMILY

subjects: household management, health, medicine,

  • 1. The family companion for health: or plain, easy and certain rules . . . which . . . will . . . keep families free from diseases, and procure them long life.
    London: printed for F. Fayram and J. Leake   1729
    20 cm.   426 p.  
    GB:   LBL*   LWML  

    I. The following passage appears in the introduction: 'By this small volume, the charitable housekeepers, for whose use it is written, will be enabled to give relief to their menials, without the assistance of an apothecary or physician: it is charity on all hands.
    2. BMCat. (1961), has the following note under 'Family': 'The practical physician for travelers was published by the author of The Family companion for health; to which this treatise is intended for a supplement.' The former is outwith the terms of this short-list, but the latter, which was published separately, is not.