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THE CODE OF HEALTH AND LONGEVITY;
Sinclair, Sir John.

THE CODE OF HEALTH AND LONGEVITY;

Or, A Consise View, of the Principles Calculated for the Preservation of Health, and the Attainment of Long Life. Being an Attempt to Prove the Practicability, of Condensing, Within a Narrow Compass, the Most Material Information Hitherto Accumulated, Regarding the Different Arts and Sciences, or Any Particulars Branch Thereof. Edinburgh: Printed for Arch Constable & Co. ... 1807.
1st Ed. 4 vols. 3 frontiss. (offset), folding table. Textual wrinkling, rebound in modern cloth with gilt lettered leatherette labels to spine, very minor marking. Sir John Sinclair, first baronet (1754–1835), agricultural improver, politician, and codifier of ‘useful knowledge’ ODNB ‘... Sinclair proposed a scheme to codify existing useful knowledge under five heads: agriculture, health, political economy, finance, and religion. In 1807 he produced [the above work] ...’
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