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

The Art of Preserving Health: A Poem.

Publisher: London: Printed for A. Millar, 1744.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Rothschild 56; Hayward 168; NCBEL II, 535.
Condition: Fine, handsome copy.
Book ID: 21860

Description

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

Comments

A long poem in blank verse on the virtures of fresh air, diet, exercise, and the passions. John Armstrong (1709-1779 ) was a Scottish-born physician who published several other poems, essays, and miscellaneous works; this was his best known, as indicated by its inclusion in the Hayward exhibit.

Price: $625.00