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Category: All Categories: Medical: General: Medical Quackery
6 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Dr. Walker's California Bitters, Illustrated by: Engraved Portrait  
1871 Newspaper Ad for Dr. Walker's California Vinegar Bitters
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Publisher: Salem Gazette Massachusettes 1871.
Original newspaper ad from the Salem Gazette (Mass.), Jan 27, 1871 for Dr.Walker's California Vinegar Bitters. The ad measures 10 x 2.5 inches and lists a great many ailments which the product claims to be beneficial in treating, from rheumatism and gout to skin diseases and tape worms. Very good clean condition on superior paper, clipped from the newspaper. EPHEMERA 5215 Very Good Condition Ephemera

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2.
Eberhart, Noble M.  
A Working Manual of High Frequency Currents
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Publisher: New Medicine Pub. Co., Chicago, 1919.
Handbook advocates high frequency current therapy for everything from acne to warts. G cloth hardback, no DJ. Cover with wear on spine and corners, some discoloration , water stained on back. Binding tight. End papers and pp are G++, lightly tanned, a few with dark spots. 12mo, 319 pp with illustrations and index.

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Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 3851.
    
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Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801 / Moreau, J. L. (Jacques Louis), 1771-1826  
L'Art de Connaître les Hommes par la Physionomie par Gaspar Lavater. Nouvelle Edition... Tome Huitieme
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Publisher: Paris: Depelafol, Libraire-Éditeur, 1835.
Volume 8 only (of ten): 2 p.l., 288 p., 68 plates (1 folding), portrait frontispiece; 25 cm. "Nouvelle edition. Corrigée et disposée dans un ordre plus méthodique, augmentée d’une exposition des recherches ou des opinions de La Chambre, de Porta, de Camper, de Gall, sur la physionomie; d’une histoire anatomique et physiologique de la face; précédee d’une notice historique sur l’auteur, par Moreau (de la Sarthe)." This eighth volume deals with (1) relations of physiognomy and art including Silhouettes and (2) Physiognomy and mental health. Bound in original boards, rebacked with cloth; very good. Stock#OB687.

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4.
Verner, Alexr  
Medical Hypnotism and Suggestion
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Publisher: Self Published, ND.
Illustrations indicate the pamphlet was published in the early 1900's. VG softback. Cover with a little edge wear, a little discoloration. Pp are lightly tanned. Sml 16mo, 37 pp plus 19 pp of publications.

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Young, James Harvey  
The Medical Messiahs: A Social History of Health Quackery in Twentieth-Century America (inscribed)

Publisher: Princeton Univ. Press, 1992 expanded ed..
INSCRIBED by author on half-title p. 498pp. illus. paperback 8vo: Fine [couple of turned page corners; else F] A classic social history of medical quackery by Emory University professor James Harvey Young (1915-2006).

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 10891.
    
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6.
Young, James Harvey  
The Medical Messiahs: A Social History of Health Quackery in Twentieth-Century America

Publisher: Princeton Univ. Press, 1974 1st ed. thus..
460pp. illus. paperback 8vo: Very Good+ [some age darkening of edges; else a nice clean, complete, tight & uncreased copy] A classic social history of medical quackery by Emory University professor James Harvey Young (1915-2006).

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 15744.
    
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