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THE SNAKE-OIL SYNDROME: PATENT MEDICINE ADVERTISING

by Bingham, A. Walker

Condition: fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover)


Hanover, MA: Christopher Publishing House, 1994. HC. fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0815804849 A reference work for the patent medicine phenomena. The ephemera considered include trade cards, posters, almanacs, advertising premiums, labels, calendars, billheads, stamps, bottles, tokens and music. The extensive index cross-references all of the images (approximately 500) by subject as well as product name. 166pp.

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