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HEALTH TRACTS, FOR THE DIFFUSION OF KNOWLEDGE ON THE PRESERVATION OF HEALTH, AND THE LAWS OF THE HUMAN CONSTITUTION

by Dr. Wm. A. Alcott - [William Andrus Alcott 1798-1859 - cousin of Bronson Alcott

Condition: good, 3/4 leather, marbled boards (hardcover) edgewear


Boston: George W. Light, 1841. HC. good, 3/4 leather, marbled boards (hardcover) edgewear. A compilation of William Alcott's writings including: Dosing and Drugging; How to Prevent Consumption; City and Country; Right Use of Fruits; Thoughts on Bathing; Breathing Bad Air; Clothing and Temperature; Domestic Poisons; Tight Lacing; Abuses of the Eye; Health in Common Schools; and, Right Use of Physicians. NOTE - edgewear to leather, and wear top of spine.
  • Bookseller: Ray Boas, Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: BOOKS065448I
  • Title: HEALTH TRACTS, FOR THE DIFFUSION OF KNOWLEDGE ON THE PRESERVATION OF HEALTH, AND THE LAWS OF THE HUMAN CONSTITUTION
  • Author: Dr. Wm. A. Alcott - [William Andrus Alcott 1798-1859 - cousin of Bronson Alcott
  • Format/binding: HC
  • Book condition: Used - good, 3/4 leather, marbled boards (hardcover) edgewear
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: George W. Light
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1841
  • Bookseller catalogs: MEDICAL;
  • Subjects: MEDICAL / General;


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