The New Hydropathic Cook-book : with recipes for cooking on hygienic principles ; containing also a philosophical exposition of the relations of food to health ; the chemical elements and proximate constitution of alimentary principles ; the nutritive properties of all kinds of aliments ; the relative value of vegetable and animal substances ; the selection and preservation of dietetic materials, etc., etc. By R. T. Trail. NY: Wells, 1873. Later edition of an 1863 work. 8vo. 226pp., prof. illust., recipes, index, plus ads. Brown pebbled cloth, gilt lettering on spine & front cover, corners scuffed, previous owner's name to ffe, else generally Good.