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The Memoirs of a Stomach

£150.00

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Subtitle "Written by Himself, that all who Eat may Read. Edited by a Minister of the Interior.". Whiting was a barrister, poet and author. This little book, while humorous, had a serious component. The Victorians were very interested in diet and digestion and this tale of the relationship between the stomach, its owner, the owner's life and dietary habits and the interaction with Mr Brain has a thread of physiology running through it. The book ran to many editions and may, today, be bought in innumerable print-on-demand formats. But this is an early, albeit undated, edition.
Painter hardback with no DJ. The brown cloth covered boards have a gilt impressed decoration and title on the front and on the spine cover(although the spine cover decoration is very indistinct). Frontispiece with protective tissue and vignette on the title page. Binding good and no marks.

Item details

Author(s):
Written by Himself (Sydney Whiting)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
19.5x13cm approx
Edition:
Believed 1853 3rd edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
135
Publisher:
Painter

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Subtitle "Written by Himself, that all who Eat may Read. Edited by a Minister of the Interior.". Whiting was a barrister, poet and author. This little book, while humorous, had a serious component. The Victorians were very interested in diet and digestion and this tale of the relationship between the stomach, its owner, the owner's life and dietary habits and the interaction with Mr Brain has a thread of physiology running through it. The book ran to many editions and may, today, be bought in innumerable print-on-demand formats. But this is an early, albeit undated, edition.
Painter hardback with no DJ. The brown cloth covered boards have a gilt impressed decoration and title on the front and on the spine cover(although the spine cover decoration is very indistinct). Frontispiece with protective tissue and vignette on the title page. Binding good and no marks.

Author(s):
Written by Himself (Sydney Whiting)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
19.5x13cm approx
Edition:
Believed 1853 3rd edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
135
Publisher:
Painter

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