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Diet for the sick

By RIDGE, John James

subjects: invalid cookery,

  • 1. Diet for the sick | being | nutritious combinations suitable for | severe cases of illness | by | J. J. Ridge, | M.D., B.S., B.A., B.Sc. Lond., L.R.C.P., University Scholar in Surgery | and Gold Medallist University of London.
    London: J. and A. Churchill; 1875
    13.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-47   [1s 6d on binding]   Purple cloth
    GB:   LB   MCe   OB   *OPo(F)  
    US:   ICJ   DNLM  

    There are sixty-seven numbered recipes for invalid dishes.

  • 2. — Diet for the sick | being | nutritious combinations suitable for | severe cases of illness | by | J. James Ridge, | M.D., B.S., B.A., B.Sc. Lond., L.R.C.P., University Scholar in Surgery | and Gold Medallist University of London | Second edition
    London: J. and A. Churchill; 1882
    14.0 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-54, [i-ii] publ ads   [1s 6d on binding]   Purple cloth
    GB:   *LB   OB  

    In the preface to the second edition the author says that "the whole has been revised, several other preparations have been added, and some portions have been rewritten." There are now eighty-one numbered recipes.

  • 3. — Diet for the sick | being | nutritious combinations suitable for | severe cases of illness | by | J. James Ridge | M.D., B.S., B.A., B.Sc. Lond., L.R.C.P., University Scholar in Surgery | and Gold Medallist University of London | Physician to the London Temperance Hospital | Third edition
    London: J. and A. Churchill; 1886
    13.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-3] 4-56   [1s 6d on binding]   Purple cloth
    GB:   LB   *LoEN   OB  
    US:   DNLM  

    The text contains eighty-six numbered recipes. The new recipes, according to the preface, are for "nitrogenous preparations not derived from the flesh of animals".