The Art of Preserving Health: A Poem.
Place and Imprint: London: Printed for A. Millar, 1744.
Edition: First edition, the issue with the price beneath the imprint.
Bibliographical References: ESTC T187239; Foxon A296; Hayward 168; NCBEL II, 535.
Condition: Fine, handsome copy.
Book ID: 21860
Physical Description4to, modern sprinkled calf period-style by Philip Dusel, orange-red morocco spine label, gilt rules and lettering.
CommentsA long poem in blank verse on the virtues 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 exhibition.
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