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Little Lessons in Scientific Eating


Published by Corrective Eating Society, Inc n.y., Maywood, NJ
From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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Complete 24-volume set housed in printed brown paper over boards slipcase. 16mo. Stiff tan wrappers. 8pp, 8pp, 9pp, 10pp, 13pp, 8pp, 15pp, 15pp, 14pp, 15pp, 16pp, 19pp, 12pp, 16pp, 12pp, 14pp, 12pp, 13pp, 10pp, 15pp, 15pp, 16pp, 11pp, 24pp. Tables. Very good/very good. Booklets range from very good to near fine -- all are tight, clean, nice -- while the slipcase back panel (only) of the edgeworn and rubbed slipcase is a modern archival replacement. Apparent first edition (1916) of this popular series of numbered booklets bearing titles such as "What Food Is and Its True Purpose," "How Wrong Eating Causes Disease," "Harmonious Combinations of Food and Digestive Inharmonies," "Emaciation, Its Cause and Cure -- With Sample Menus," "Food and Morality," etc. Laid in loose is a 2-page "Important -- Read This Before You Open the Lessons" leaflet. The wraparound printed slipcase label lists the full title of all 24 pamphlets. Christian (born around 1862) was a curious New York food figure -- the Jenny Craig of the World War One era. Bookseller Inventory # 33620

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Title: Little Lessons in Scientific Eating

Publisher: Corrective Eating Society, Inc n.y., Maywood, NJ

Binding: Paperback

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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