Thursday, September 11, 2014

1921 VITALOGY; OR ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HEALTH AND HOME ADAPTED FOR HOME AND FAMILY USE BY GEO. P. WOOD AND E. H. RUDDOCK

1921

VITALOGY

OR ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HEALTH AND HOME
ADAPTED FOR HOME AND FAMILY USE

BEACON LIGHTS FOR OLD AND YOUNG, SHOWING HOW TO SECURE
HEALTH, LONG LIFE, SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS, FROM
THE ABLEST AUTHORITIES IN THIS COUNTRY,
EUROPE AND JAPAN

BY GEO. P. WOOD AND E. H. RUDDOCK

*** RARE BOOK ~ HANDSOME OLD LEATHER BINDING ~ COLOR PLATES ~ HOME REMEDIES ~ HERBAL MEDICINE ~ FOLK RECIPES ~ TREATMENT OF WOUNDS AND DISEASE ~ CLASSIC MEDICAL ***

Chicago and New York: Vitalogy Association, 1921.

• large book measures about 10'' x 6.57''
• handsome publisher's decorative 3/4 leather binding
• embossed gold gilt stamping
• marble patterned endpapers
• illustrated with full-page color and monochrome plates, a layered die-cut "manikin" showing bones, tissues, muscles, arteries, veins, and internal organs, as well as a layered die-cut head showing internal cranium physiology and a phrenologist's head

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