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Maynwaringe, Everard (1628-1699?) The Method and Means of Enjoying Health, Vigour, and Long Life.
London: Printed by J.M. for Dorman Newman, 1683.
First edition, octavo, with folding engraved frontispiece author portrait bound opposite the title; bound in full later calf, spine and joints quite rubbed; 6 1/2 x 4 in.
A significant portion of the text concerns diet, including descriptions of the effect on health of many varieties of meat (fowl, seafood, beef, lamb, goat, etc.), sauces, spices, milk, eggs, bread & grain, roots, herbs, flowers, root and other vegetables, fruit, wine, beer, ale, cider, mead, water, and various kinds of hard liquor, and much more.