[HEALTH] [DIET] Treatise On Food and Diet; with observations on the dietetical regimen suited for disordered states of the digestive organs; and an account of the dietaries of some of the principal metropolitan and other establishments for paupers, lunatics, criminals, children, the sick, &c." Jonathan Pereira.
[HEALTH] [DIET] Treatise On Food and Diet; with observations on the dietetical regimen suited for disordered states of the digestive organs; and an account of the dietaries of some of the principal metropolitan and other establishments for paupers, lunatics, criminals, children, the sick, &c."

[HEALTH] [DIET] Treatise On Food and Diet; with observations on the dietetical regimen suited for disordered states of the digestive organs; and an account of the dietaries of some of the principal metropolitan and other establishments for paupers, lunatics, criminals, children, the sick, &c."

New York: Fowlers and Wells, Publishers, 1850. First American Edition. Hardcover. 23 x 15 cm. 318 pages. A fascinating look into the world of nutrition in the mid 1800's, including diet in American Prisons. Edited by Charles A. Lee. Owners inscription on title page: "Mrs. Francis J. Humphry - bought by her at S. Louis Mo. of an Apothecary. price 50 cents 1857." 1 cm. chips to pages 1-3 not affecting text. Boards and spine rubbed. Half calf with green and black marbled boards, gilt title on spine. Good. Item #766

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