The Resource A discourse upon prodigious abstinence: occasioned by the twelve moneths fasting of Martha Taylor, the famed Derbyshire damosell: proving that without any miracle, the texture of humane bodies may be so altered, that life may be long continued without the supplies of meat & drink. With an account of the heart, and how far it is interessed in the business of fermentation., By John Reynolds. Humbly offered to the Royall Society

A discourse upon prodigious abstinence: occasioned by the twelve moneths fasting of Martha Taylor, the famed Derbyshire damosell: proving that without any miracle, the texture of humane bodies may be so altered, that life may be long continued without the supplies of meat & drink. With an account of the heart, and how far it is interessed in the business of fermentation., By John Reynolds. Humbly offered to the Royall Society

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A discourse upon prodigious abstinence: occasioned by the twelve moneths fasting of Martha Taylor, the famed Derbyshire damosell: proving that without any miracle, the texture of humane bodies may be so altered, that life may be long continued without the supplies of meat & drink. With an account of the heart, and how far it is interessed in the business of fermentation.
Title
A discourse upon prodigious abstinence: occasioned by the twelve moneths fasting of Martha Taylor, the famed Derbyshire damosell: proving that without any miracle, the texture of humane bodies may be so altered, that life may be long continued without the supplies of meat & drink. With an account of the heart, and how far it is interessed in the business of fermentation.
Statement of responsibility
By John Reynolds. Humbly offered to the Royall Society
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Cataloging source
DNLM
Citation location within source
  • IV, p. 514
  • R1314
Citation source
  • Wellcome cat. of printed books
  • Wing (2nd ed.)
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Reynolds, John
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Taylor, Martha
  • Fasting
  • Religion
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A discourse upon prodigious abstinence: occasioned by the twelve moneths fasting of Martha Taylor, the famed Derbyshire damosell: proving that without any miracle, the texture of humane bodies may be so altered, that life may be long continued without the supplies of meat & drink. With an account of the heart, and how far it is interessed in the business of fermentation., By John Reynolds. Humbly offered to the Royall Society
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Publication
Note
  • Printed by Robert White. Cf. ESTC
  • There are five leaves in the first quire. The title page and imprimatur leaf are printed as a bifolium and these two leaves apparently cancelled the original title page. Presumably the imprimatur leaf was intended to be bound preceding the title page
  • Title within double rule border; head- and tail-pieces; one large ornamental initial; printed marginalia and catchwords
  • Imprimatur leaf wanting. Title leaf pasted to leaf A2.
  • Closely trimmed with slight loss of printed marginalia.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1193539
Dimensions
19 cm. (4to)
Extent
[8], 37, [1] p.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
A discourse upon prodigious abstinence: occasioned by the twelve moneths fasting of Martha Taylor, the famed Derbyshire damosell: proving that without any miracle, the texture of humane bodies may be so altered, that life may be long continued without the supplies of meat & drink. With an account of the heart, and how far it is interessed in the business of fermentation., By John Reynolds. Humbly offered to the Royall Society
Publication
Note
  • Printed by Robert White. Cf. ESTC
  • There are five leaves in the first quire. The title page and imprimatur leaf are printed as a bifolium and these two leaves apparently cancelled the original title page. Presumably the imprimatur leaf was intended to be bound preceding the title page
  • Title within double rule border; head- and tail-pieces; one large ornamental initial; printed marginalia and catchwords
  • Imprimatur leaf wanting. Title leaf pasted to leaf A2.
  • Closely trimmed with slight loss of printed marginalia.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1193539
Dimensions
19 cm. (4to)
Extent
[8], 37, [1] p.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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