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The temperate man, or the right way of preserving life and health, together with soundness of the senses, judgement, and memory unto extream old age. In three treatises / The first written by the learned Leonardus Lessius [translated by T.S.]. The second by Ludowick Cornaro [translated by George Herbert] ... The third [A discourse ... that a spare diet is better than a splendid and sumptuous] by a famous Italian. Faithfully Englished.

Lessius, Leonardus, 1554-1623. Hygiasticon.

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London : Printed by J.R. for John Starkey ..., 1678.

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36 unnumbered pages, 168 pages ; (12mo)


Translation of: Hygiasticon / Leonardus Lessius; Discorsi della vita sobria / Luigi Cornaro (translated by George Herbert); Esser miglior la vita parca della splendida & sontuosa / Ortensio Landi
Signatures: A¹² a⁶ B-H¹²
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Publications note

Wing (2nd ed.) L1181
ESTC R32465
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), L1181


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