The improvement of the health of children and adults by natural means including a history of food and a consideration of its substantial qualities by Knight, James

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Published by Putnam in New York .

Written in English

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Earlier ed. issued under title: The improvement of the health of enfeebled children and adults by natural means.

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Pagination406 p.
Number of Pages406
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