Invalid's Companion - cheerful scenery p.119

Here the author discusses Bath's dramatic and romantic landscapes, which 'present a perpetual feast to the admirer of natural scenery'. He claims that 'cheerful and engaging scenery may be made to conduce to the advantage, and the recovery of the invalid'.

About The Invalid's Companion to Bath

 

The 'Invalid's Companion to Bath' provides 'information and advice on every subject which can benefit or interest the invalid, restoring them for relief.' As outlined in the preface, the book covers a range of subjects, including 'local circumstances, habits of life, prudential observances, personal comfort, the use of the waters, [and] the aid of medicine'.

 

Taken from: The Invalid's Companion to Bath
Author / Creator: George Cheyne
Publisher: G Strahan
Date: 1720
Copyright: By permission of the British Library Board
Shelfmark: 1188.d.1.(4.)