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Comment: Seventh edition. Former library copy - sticker on front board, Woodstock Historical Society bookplate on front endpaper. Boards rubbed, front free endpaper removed, one gathering loose, endpapers foxed. x, 202 pp. 12mo bound in sixes. Green cloth, paper spine label. Hoolihan 1146. In relation to the original: "In some bibliographies and databases, this work is attributed to Henry H. Porter, who was publisher of the journals stated in the imprint. This attribution may be based on the absence of Faust's name on the title-page, or the fact the Porter's Catechism is but loosely based on the original. Porter's Catechism was extensively edited and/or rewritten by the Philadelphia physician D. Francis Condie, who was closely associated with Porter and John Bell in editing the Journal of health. Thomas Horrocks points out that Condie reoriented Faust's Catechism to a predominantly middle-class, American readership: 'Defining middle class life as beneficial to one's health is just one example o
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Porter's Catechism of Health, or, Plain and simple rules for the preservation of the health and vigour of the constitution from infancy to old age Hardcover – 1832

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