Record

Reference numberL&P/1/386
LevelItem
TitleLetter, 'Of a boy's eating (fames coenica or boulimia)' from Benjamin Bowker to the Royal Society
Date15 April 1745
DescriptionCharts the quantity of food devoured.

Subject: Nutrition

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extract of a letter from Mr. B-- B---r, containing an account, in pounds and ounces, of the surprising quantities of food devoured by a boy, 12 Years old, in 6 sucessive Days, who labour'd under a canine appetite, at Black Barnsley in Yorkshire'

Read 25 April 1745
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1744.0077
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