A treatise of all sorts of foods, both animal and vegetable: also of drinkables Giving an account how to chuse the best sort of all kinds; of the good and bad effects they produce; the principles they abound with; the time, age, and constitution they are adapted to. Wherein their nature and use is explain'd according to the sentiments of the most eminent physicians and naturalists ancient and modern. The whole divided into one hundred seventy-six chapters with remarks upon each. Written originally in French, by the Learned M.L. Lemery, physician to the King, and member of the Royal Academy. Translated by D. Hay, M.D. To which is added, an introduction treating of foods in general: a table of the chapters, and an alphabetical index. A work of universal use to all who are inclin'd to know the good or bad qualities of what they eat or drink

Main Author: Lémery, Louis
Format: eBook
Published: London Printed for W. Innys, T. Longman and T. Shewell, in Paternoster-Row 1745, MDCCXLV. [1745]
Edition:The third edition
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T176727. - Reproduction of original from "Department of Special Collections, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas. - With an initial imprimatur leaf and an index
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (xii,372,[24]p) 12°