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Platt, S[mith] H.
The Secrets of Health, or How Not to be Sick and How to Get Well from Sickness
Orange Judd Company, New York, 1900. First published in hardcover in 1895. viii, 536 pp. Index and Glossary. Detailed color anatomical illustrations inside covers. Black and white illustrations in text. Guides readers to self medical care through diet, hygiene, and home prevention and treatment of disease. "The spirit of invention and discovery has put so much into our modern life, and crowds men so rapidly through life, that these are the only safeguards against wreckage by overloading, or collapse in mid-ocean by over-pressure upon the boilers." - Preface. How much more true are these words today! Fore-edge openings to pages 427 and 461-466. Average external wear and soiling for a copy of this vintage. Binding intact. Contents toned, moreso at edges. Laid-in is a two-color 5.5 x 3" two-sided Guarantee by Geo. H. Mayr of Chicago offering $1 to anyone failing to be cured by Mayr's Wonderful Stomach Remedy. A sound copy of this antiquarian popular health treatise which is sure to fascinate modern readers interested in non-pharmaceutical wellness options and their history. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: RareNonFiction, IOBA [Ladysmith, BC, Canada]
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