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Better Nutrition for the Family.

By: SKILTON, Louisa Pryor.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York:, Chester R. Heck, (1946).: 1946

Seller ID: M10308


8vo. 118 pp. Illustrations, index. Yellow cloth, black stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket; jacket a bit worn with scuff on front cover. Very good. This work should be of interest to anyone who enjoys retro images or design. On the front jacket cover is a classic depiction of an American nuclear family of the 1950's. The woman of the house is serving dinner to her smiling, "perfect" family. On the inside, the illustrations of food serve as perfect examples of the era's approach to graphic design, specifically relating to advertising and cookbooks. View more info

Lectures on Diet and Regimen: Being a Systematic Inquiry into the Most Rational Means of Preserving Health and Prolonging Life: Together with Physiological and Chemical Explanations, Calculated Chiefly for the Use of Families, in Order to Banish the Prevailing Abuses and Prejudices in Medicine. The Second Edition, Improved and Enlarged with Considerable Additions.

By: WILLICH, Anthony Florian Madinger.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London:, T. N. Longman and O. Rees, 1799.: 1799

Seller ID: M09890


8vo. (200 x 117 mm) [4], 708, [4] pp. Contemporary full tree calf, gilt-ruled spine, black morocco gilt-stamped spine label; skillfully rebacked preserving original spine. Signature of Wm. Carpenter on front flyleaf. Fine. Second edition. This medical advisory text spans the gamut of practical advice on how to live a long, healthy life. Beginning with some general rules to follow, Willich cautions against patent medicines and quack cures, recommends the proper methods of personal cleanliness, what to wear, what to eat and drink, proper exercise, evacuations, exercise and sleep. Rather daring ... View more info