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Category: All Categories: Medical: Health and Fitness: Home Remedies
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Alcott, William A. (William Andrus), 1798-1859  
The House I Live In: The Human Body. For the Use of Families and Schools
Publisher: Boston: Waite, Peirce & Co., Cornhill, 1846.
264 p., illus.; 16 cm. 11th Edition. Compares the human body to the structure of a house. Alcott, an American educator and reformer, a physician, and author of 108 books, was the second cousin of Louisa May Alcott. The popularity of this book is testified by the number of Boston editions. There are English editions as well. Stock#OB991. Vg, spine has been repaired.

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Bottom Line Books, Illustrated by: Illustrated  
The Doctors' Big Black Bag of Cures and Remedies

Publisher: Bottom Line Books Stamford, CT 2009.
ix, 342 pp, maroon SC wraps w/yel-brown border and yellow lettering on the spine & front cover. The publishers through their research have built a network of leading physicians in alternative and conventional medicine. 2nd Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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Chase, A. W. (Alvin Wood)  
Dr. Chase's Third, Last and Complete Receipt [Recipe] Book and Household Physician : Or, Practical Knowledge for the People
Publisher: F. B. Dickerson Company; Detroit: 1909.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Third Edition Hardcover 865 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Large thick hardcover, dark red buckram cloth, black lettering and decor, green floral endpapers, 865 pages, general index, medical index, glossary, dozens of full-page illustrations on glossy plates, many in full color. ; Originally published 1881. This is 3rd edition, greatly revised and expanded, 1909. The actual subtitle is a mile long and not worth typing in full. Foreword by L. Davis. Contents include: Symptoms of diseases. Medical recipes. Nursing. Midwifery. Cooking department. Household department. Domestic animals. Agrigultural department. Mechanical department. More. ; Very minor wear and a touch of soiling. Pages a bit yellowed from age. No marks. Appears to have never been used.

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 17230.
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Dick Frymire  
Treeologist Dick Frymire's Folkology and Home Remedies

Publisher: Author NY 1995.
Very Good Softcover Trade PB. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall

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Purchase direct from: James H. Freiberg, Books. Item number: 25430.
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Meyer, Joseph Ernest Illustrated by: Illustrated by Joseph E. Meyer  
Nature's Remedies, Illustrated : Early History and Uses of Botanic Drugs As Revealed in the Legends and Anecdotes of Ancient Times
Publisher: Indiana Botanic Gardens; Hammond, Ind: 1934.
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover 200 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, black lettering, chapter endnotes, 2 indexes, Meyer's trademark logo on pg 171, 86 b/w line illustrations in text, 288 plants shown in full color on 24 plates. ; Illustrated by the author. Lists plants, roots, herbs, leaves, barks, flowers, seeds, etc, and their medicinal properties. A home medical guide, not a cookbook, not full of folklore nonsense, although there is one chapter of plantlore. ; Light wear to extremities. Some foxing here and there. No marks. Binding tight.

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Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 17280.
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Thacker, Emily  
Home Remedies from the Old South : Now Recognized More and More by Modern Science

Publisher: Tresco Publishers; Canton, Ohio: 1994.
Very Good Softcover ISBN: 1883944015 68 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Large format, softcover, margin notes, as issued. Publisher's flyer and order-form laid in, as issued. ; Copyright. This is 6th edition, 1994. Topics include: Beauty preparations. Age-regressing preparations. Delicious teas to heal. Simple cleaning recipes. ; No serious damage but 12 pages do have a small amount of highlighting. Binding of two staples intact.

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