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Healths improvement: or, Rules comprizing and discovering the nature, method, and manner of preparing all sorts of food used in this nation. Written by that ever famous Thomas Muffett, Doctor in Physick: corrected and enlarged by Christopher Bennet, Doctor in Physick, and fellow of the Colledg of Physitians in London.

  • Author

    Muffet, Thomas

    Bennet, Christopher

  • Date published

    1655

  • Publisher

    London : printed by Tho: Newcomb for Samuel Thomson, at the sign of the white Horse in Pauls Churchyard, 1655.

  • Subject

    Diet Early works to 1800

    Food Early works to 1800

    Nutrition England Early works to 1800

  • Accession number

    83240055

  • Class

    SR - 93.02/

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    [8], 296 p. ; 4°.

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: With a preliminary imprimatur leaf. Annotation on Thomason copy: "May. 8.". Page [4] of preliminary matter numbered '8'. Signature: [A]4 B-2P4; Written c. 1595, but first published in this edition of 1655 UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (2nd ed.), M2382 Thomason, E.835[16] Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms, 1978. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Thomason Tracts; 127:E.835[16]). Ownership and custodial history: Bookplate of Robert Mowbray (C20th) on inside front cover; purchased from E.M. Lawson, 1987 UK-SuSCL