The Art of Preserving Health: A Poem. JOHN ARMSTRONG.

The Art of Preserving Health: A Poem.

Publisher: London: Printed for A. Millar, 1744.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Rothschild 56; Hayward 168.
Condition: Fine, handsome copy.
Book ID: 21860


4to, modern sprinkled calf period style (by Phillip Dusel), orange-red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering.


Armstrong (1709-1779 ) was a Scottish-born physician who published several poems and essays; this long poem in blank verse is by far his best-known work and went through numerous editions. The four parts are primarily devoted to air, diet, exercise, and the passions.

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