Food And Cookery For The Sick And The Convalescent

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Farmer, Fannie Merritt. Principal of Miss Farmer’s School Of Cookery And Author Of “The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book” “A New Book Of Cookery;” And “Chafing-Dish Possibilities” Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1911. Revised. 289 pages. 19.5 x 13 cm. 70 black and white illustrated plates and 24 pages of advertisements.Fannie Merritt Farmer knew for herself the need for proper nutrition during convalescence, at the age of 16, she suffered a paralytic stroke that left her unable to walk. Walking with a substantial limp later in life, Farmer was invited to lecture at Harvard Medical School and began teaching convalescent diet and nutrition to doctors and nurses. Boards rubbed and bumped. Orig. illustrated green boards, gilt lettering. Good. Hardcover.