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LEMERY (Louis). 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 Antient 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.1745

London: Printed for T. Osborne, First edition, 12mo, xii, 372, [24]pp., with an initial imprimatur leaf, titlepage in red and black and twelve final index leaves, recent full calf, red morocco label to spine. Cagle, 822; Maclean, 89; Oxford, pp. 49; Bitting pp. 281.

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