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The history of health, and the art of preserving it

By MACKENZIE, JAMES

subjects: health, food, medicine,

  • 1. The history of health, and the art of preserving it: or, an account of all that has been recommended by physicians and philosophers, towards the preservation of health, from the most remote antiquity to this time. etc.
    Edinburgh: printed by W. Gordon   1758
    21 cm.   xii, 436 p.  
    GB:   ENLS*  
    US:   ICJ   MH   NNAM  

    --another ed. Dublin: printed by George and Alexander Ewing, 1759. --: DCLC; ICJ
    --2nd ed. Edinburgh: printed by William Gordon, 1759. ENLS: CSmH; DCLC
    --3rd ed. with additions. Edinburgh: printed for William Gordon, 1760. ENLS: DCLC; NNNAM
    --another ed. London: printed for [----], 1774. --: ScU
    1. Included in the 1758 work are chapters on writers on food and British writers on health.
    2. For the most recent reference to the 1758 work see Sotheby Cat. (6 Apr. 1970), p. 43.