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A treatise on tobacco, tea, coffee and chocolate
A treatise on tobacco, tea, coffee and chocolate .... the advantages and disadvantages . . . attending the use of these commodities. etc. [translated by Dr. James].
London: printed for T. Osborne (at London), for J. Hildyard (at York), for M. Bryson (at Newcastle upon Tyne), and for J. Leake (at Bath) 1746
20 cm. 171 p. pls. 2 sh.
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1. Dr Robert James, who was educated at Lichfield Grammar School and St. John's College, Oxford, was a friend of Dr Samuel Johnson, and a physician to King George III. He also wrote an introduction to the 1746 edition of Dr Thomas Moufet's book; see under earlier entry: MOUFET, Thomas, Health's improvement. See also DNB, vol. 10 (1908), pp. 657-8, under James.
2. Gents.Mag., vol. 16 (Mar. 1746), p. 223, confirms that the price was 2 sh. Paulli was a Danish physician.
Title-page from Simon Pauli, A treatise on tobacco, tea, coffee and chocolate