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(French) Lemery, M.L[ouis]. A Treatise of All Sorts of Foods, Both Animal and Vegetable; also of Drinkables: Giving an Account how to chuse the best Sort of all Kinds

xii, 372, [24] index pp. Trans. from the French by D. Hay. Period calf, morocco spine label. First Edition in English. London: T. Osborne, 1745.

Lemery was a French botanist and chemist, and this is his wonderful treatise on every kind of food and drink, with remarks on their usage and how to choose the best. From melons and dates to brandy and tea, sorrel, millet, pineapples, beets, olives and artichokes, veal, goat, roe-buck, milk, and every other foodstuff and drink one can think of. Very good. Bitting p.281; Cagle 822; Maclean p.89; Simon BG 948; Vicaire 514.




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