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Hygiasticon: Or, The right course of preserving life and health unto extream old age : together with soundnesse and integritie of the senses, judgement, and memorie. Written in Latine by Leonardus Lessius, and now done into English.
- Lessius, Leonardus, 1554-1623.
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Also known as
Treatise of temperance and sobrietie.
[Cambridge] : Printed by Roger Daniel, printer to the Universitie of Cambridge, 1634.
38 unnumbered pages, 210, 70 pages
A translation by Nicholas Ferrar or Thomas Sheppard of: Hygiastcion.
Preface signed: T.S.
Includes "A treatise of temperance and sobrietie" by Luigi Cornaro, a translation of "Discorsi della vita sobria" with separate pagination, and "A discourse", a translation of "Esser miglior la vita parca della splendida & sontuosa" attributed to Ortensio Landi. Register is continuous.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
STC (2nd ed.) 15520.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 1688:03) s1999 miun s