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[DIET] SHORT, Thomas (1690?-1772). (1) A rational Discourse of the inward Uses of Water, London: Samuel Chandler, 1725, 8°, FIRST EDITION (title soiled and verso laminated, margin of K4 laminated, marginal soiling throughout), modern half calf, partly uncut, ownership inscriptions of R. Flexman, and William B. Hunter, 1881 to title. [Blake, p. 417]

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[DIET] SHORT, Thomas (1690?-1772). (1) A rational Discourse of the inward Uses of Water, London: Samuel Chandler, 1725, 8°, FIRST EDITION (title soiled and verso laminated, margin of K4 laminated, marginal soiling throughout), modern half calf, partly uncut, ownership inscriptions of R. Flexman, and William B. Hunter, 1881 to title. [Blake, p. 417]
(2) FOTHERGILL, Anthony (1732?-1813). A new experimental Inquiry into the Nature and Qualities of the Cheltenham Water, Bath: printed by R. Cruttwell, for W. Taylor and sold by R. Baldwin and J. Johnson, 1785, 8°, second edition, PRESENTATION COPY, half title inscribed: "The Philosoph. & Liter. Soc. of Manchester. From their Friend & Colleague the Author" (clean tears to upper margin of half title affecting inscription, half title and verso of final leaf browned, final leaf with closed tears), modern morocco-backed boards, partly uncut. [Blake, p. 152]
(3) HOFFMANN, Friedrich (1660-1742). A Treatise of the extraordinary Virtues and Effects of Asses of Milk, London: John Whiston and Benjamin White, 1754, 8°, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION (small hole to title, occasional light spotting). [Blake, p. 218; Wellcome II, p. 285] [bound with:] J. L. DYVERNOIS. A Dissertation upon the Sugar of Milk, London: T. James and J. Jollisse, 1753, 8°, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION (lacking half title, occasional light spotting) [Blake, p. 130], 2 works in one, modern half calf (new endpapers), ex Wellcome Library.
With John Leake's Dissertation on the Properties and Efficacy of Lisbon Diet-Drink (London, n.d., eighth edition) and John Smith's The Curiosities of Common Water (London, 1724, second edition). (5)
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