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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 Leonard Lessius, and now done into English.

Lessius, Leonardus, 1554-1623.

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Hygiasticon. English
Right course of preserving life and health unto extream old age.


[Cambridge] : Printed by [R. Daniel and T. Buck] the printers to the Universitie of Cambridge, 1634.

Physical description

42 unnumbered pages, 210; 70 pages


The second edition.


A translation by George Herbert of: Hygiasticon.
Printers' names from STC.
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.

Publications note

STC (2nd ed.) 15521.

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 805:14) s1999 miun s



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