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Health's preservative: being a dissertation on diet, air, and down-beds.

By HEALTH

subjects: health, diet, household management, bedding, poultry,

  • 1. Health's preservative: being a dissertation on diet, air, and down-beds. And of the cause and cure of buggs [sic] . . . directions how to buy, feed and fatten fowl. etc. [eminent poulterer deceas'd].
    London: printed for F. Cogan   1750
    20 cm.   104 p   1 sh.  
    GB:   LBL*  
    US:   DCLC  

    1. The section on poultry gives valuable evidence on the great number and variety of land and water birds which were eaten in the 18th century.