London, South Kensington
4 July 2007
An Essay of Health and Long Life
London: George Strahan and J. Leake, 1725. 8vo. (some leaves waterstained), contemporary calf (rebacked). Provenance: J.D.S. Dale (bookplate). Sixth edition. Cricket reference on p. 97. Padwick 863-2.
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