rmb  Mostly Medical Almanacs

 
 

1.    A. B. C. of society. Providence: Hunt's Remedy Co., n.d., [1883]. $50

17.7 cm, pp. 52, [4]; illustrated; original pictorial chromolithograph wrappers, slightly chipped; very good. An alphabet book, A-Z, with a humorous illustration for each letter, incorporating a bon-mot or witticism on society, interspersed with testimonials for Hunt's remedies, especially their Kidney & Liver Medicine. Brown University only in OCLC.


2.    Antiphlogistine. Inflammation's anecdote. An external application for inflammation and congestion. Chicago, New York, Denver [et al.]: The Denver Chemical Mfg. Co., n.d., [ca. 1908].      $20

18 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; waterstain pervades the top margins throughout; very good in original tan pictorial wrappers. Interesting duo-tone photographic illustrations of a nurse with various female patients. Not in OCLC.


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3.    August Flower and German Syrup almanac 1889. n.p., n.d. [Woodbury, NJ: G. G. Green, 1888].      $25

23.2 cm, pp. 32; text in German; illustrated throughout; very good in original green wrappers printed in gilt. Monthly calendar and almanac with various testimonials for Green's August Flower and Dr. Boschee's German Syrup, and hints to good health.


4.    Ayer's American almanac for the use of farmers, planters, mechanics, mariners, and all families. 1857. Lowell, MA: Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., n.d., [1856].   $45

17.9 cm, pp. [36]; illustrated; very good in original yellow printed wrappers. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral and Cathartic Pills.


5.    Ayer's American almanac for the use of farmers, planters, mechanics, mariners, and all families. 1861. Lowell, MA: Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., n.d., [1860].   $45

18 cm, pp. [36]; illustrated; very good in original yellow printed wrappers. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, Ague Cure, and Cathartic Pills, with numerous testimonials from all over the world.


6.    Ayer's American almanac for the use of farmers, planters, mechanics, mariners, and all families. 1867. Lowell, MA: Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., n.d., [1866].   $45

19.3 cm, pp. [36]; illustrated; near fine in original yellow printed wrappers. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, Ague Cure, and Cathartic Pills, with numerous testimonials.


7.    Ayer's American almanac for the use of farmers, planters, mechanics, mariners, and all families. 1868. Lowell, MA: Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., n.d., [1867].   $45

19.7 cm, pp. [36]; illustrated; near fine in original yellow printed wrappers. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral to help with cough, bronchitis, consumption, croup, and whooping cough; and Ayer's Sarsaparilla as a remedy for scrofula, skin diseases, leprosy, jaundice, and cancer ("Resort to the knife is no longer recommended. Purification of the blood is a better remedy.").


8.    Ayer's American almanac 1885. Lowell, MA: Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., n.d., [1884]. $45

19.5 cm, pp. [36]; illustrated; near fine in original yellow printed wrappers. Testimonials for Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, Ayer's Sarsaparilla, Ayer's Cathartic Pills, and Ayer's Ague Cure.


9.    Ayer's American almanac 1888. Lowell, MA: Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., n.d., [1887]. $40

19.5 cm, pp. [36]; illustrated; near fine in original yellow printed wrappers. Testimonials for Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, Ague Cure, Sarsaparilla, Cathartic Pills, and Hair Vigor.


10.   Ayer's American almanac 1898. Lowell, MA: Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., n.d., [1897]. $30

19.5 cm, pp. [32]; illustrated; some red ink spots on front wrappper, some browning, else near fine in original yellow printed wrappers. Testimonials for Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, Sarsaparilla, Pills, and Hair Vigor.


11.   Ayer's American almanac 1904. Lowell, MA: Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., n.d., [1903]. $25

20 cm, pp. [32]; illustrated; some browning, else near fine in original tan printed wrappers. Hints for a healthy life, and the usual testimonials for Ayer's products.


12.   Ayer's American almanac 1915. Lowell, MA: Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., n.d., [1914]. $25

19.5 cm, pp. [32]; illustrated; some browning, else near fine in original tan printed wrappers.


13.   Ayer's American almanac 1916. Lowell, MA: Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., n.d., [1915]. $25

19.5 cm, pp. [32]; illustrated; some browning, else near fine in original tan printed wrappers.


14.   Barker's illustrated almanac, farmer's guide & household receipts. Philadelphia: Barker, Moore, & Mein, n.d., [ca. 1887].  $35

21.3 cm, pp. 32; illustrated throughout; very good in original chromolithograph wrappers. Monthly calendar and almanac with various testimonials for Barker's horse, cattle, and poultry powders.


15.   Bickerstaff, Isaac. The New-England almanac, or lady's and gentleman's diary, for the year of Our Lord Christ 1810. Providence: John Carter, [1809].    $25

18.5 cm, pp. [24]; self-wrappers; browned. some staining; good. Shaw & Shoemaker 18187; Drake, Almanacs, 12998.


16.   Bickerstaff, Isaac. The New-England almanac, or lady's and gentleman's diary, for the year of Our Lord Christ 1811. Providence: John Carter, [1809].    $25

17.9 cm, pp. [24]; self-wrappers; browned. some staining; good. Shaw & Shoemaker 20847; Drake, Almanacs, 12999.


17.   Bickerstaff, Isaac. The Rhode-Island almanack, for the year of Our Lord Christ 1820. Providence: printed and sold by Hugh H. Brown, [1819].      $20

18.2 cm, pp. [24], 4; self-wrappers; last page torn, with loss to the beginnings of approximately 12 lines; browned. some staining; good. American Imprints 49278; Drake, Almanacs, 13011.


18.   Bickerstaff, Isaac. The Rhode-Island almanack, for the year of Our Lord Christ 1822. Providence: printed and sold by Brown and Danforth, [1822]. $25

19 cm, pp. [28]; self-wrappers; browned. some staining; good. American Imprints 6636; Drake, Almanacs, 13015.


19.   Bickerstaff, Isaac. The Rhode-Island almanack, for the year of Our Lord Christ 1823. Providence: printed and sold by Brown and Danforth, [1822]. $25

17.6 cm, pp. [28]; self-wrappers; browned. some staining; good. American Imprints 10104; Drake, Almanacs, 13017.


20.   Bickerstaff, Isaac. The Rhode-Island almanack, for the year of Our Lord Christ 1825. Providence: printed and sold by Brown and Danforth, [1824]. $25

18 cm, pp. [24]; self-wrappers; browned. some staining; good. American Imprints 17815; Drake, Almanacs, 13021.


21.   Bickerstaff, Isaac. The Rhode-Island almanack, for the year of Our Lord Christ 1832. Providence: printed and sold by Brown and Danforth, [1831]. $20

16.4 cm, pp. 23, [1]; self-wrappers; browned. some staining; good. American Imprints 18977; Drake, Almanacs, 13036.


22.   Brandreth's annual calendar 1873. New York: Dr. B. Bandreth, [1872].    $35

18.7 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; very good in original tan pictorial wrappers. Bandreth's pills, testimonials, etc., and the "Doctrine of Dr. Bandreth in the Widest Sense."


23.   Burdock Blood Bitters. 1888 almanac and key to health. Buffalo: Foster Milburn & Co., n.d., [1887].     $25

20.1 cm, pp. 31, [1]; illustrated; some pencil markings in the calendars, else very good in original yellow printed wrappers. Homespun wisdom supporting blood bitters, renovator and tonic mixtures, etc. Includes an interesting essay, "Beautiful Children: A Challenge to the World."


24.   Burdock Blood Bitters 1890 almanac and key to health. Buffalo: Foster Milburn & Co., n.d., [1889].     $25

20 cm, pp. [32]; illustrated; some browning, ink markings in the calendars (almost every day filled in with a summary of the weather), and on the wrappers, else good or better in original yellow printed wrappers. Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry, Dr. Thomas's Electric Oil, and bad blood makes skin disorders.


25.   Burdock Blood Bitters 1892. Almanac and key to health. Buffalo: Foster Milburn & Co., n.d., [1891].     $25

20.5 cm, pp. [32]; illustrated; some browning, very good or better in original yellow printed wrappers. Scrofula, dyspepsia, constipation, headaches, woman's disorders, and all the cures touted.


26.   Calendar April 1892 - September '92. Warren, PA: E. T. Hazeltine, n.d., [1892].     $30

7.8 cm, pp. [16]; illustrated; 5 short testimonials, including one from a physician and another from a sea-captain touting Piso's Cure for consumption, plus a calendar; near fine in original orange printed wrappers.


27.   Catechism on the twin evils, intemperance and tobacco, for God and home and native land, for the use of public and Sunday schools... New York: R.H. McDonald Drug Co, n.d., [ca. 1885].      $35

17.8 cm, pp. 23, [1]; self-wrappers; very good. Summary of all sorts of problems from drinking and smoking, with recommended remedies.


28.   Chionacea compound fringe tree alterative potent. Detroit: Nelson, Baker & Co., [ca. 1861].      $20

16.8 cm, pp. 22; printed in red and green throughout; covers spotted, else very good in original embossed decorative wrappers. "There is probably no condition which exerts so great an influence in the causation of disease in general as faulty or deficient elimination of the waste products of digestion from the intestinal canal." Not in OCLC.


29.   Clark's Cleveland almanac 1873. Cleveland: R. C. & C. S. Clark, [1872]. $25

21.5 cm, pp. 32; pages toned, covers a little soiled, else very good in original orange pictorial wrappers. Loss of appetite headaches, dyspepsia, consumption, scrofula, catarrh, etc., and the Clark remedies for them.


30.   The curative remedies of Wildungen. By Privy Councillor Dr. Marc. n.p. [Leipzig: printed by C. Grumbach], 1906.      $40

16 cm, pp. 31, [1]; very good in original embossed green wrappers. A summary of the spa and hotel. Included, as issued, is a leaflet with a comparative analysis of the Wildungen Springs, and a printed post card to Mr. Chas. Von Der Bruck, sole U.S. agent asking for further information. Wildungen is a state-run spa in Waldeck-Frankenberg district in Hesse, Germany. Not in OCLC.


31.   The day of an infant. New York: Tarrant & Co., [ca. 1884].  $40

13.5 cm, pp. [12]; self wrappers; illustrated; near fine in pictorial lithograph wrappers. Trade catalogue for Tarrant's Seltzer, with 6 full-p. lithographs (including self-wrappers); orange slip tipped in at the back for C. Schulten, St. Cloud, Minn. Not in OCLC.


32.   De Witt's 200 year calendar and biographies of the world's greatest men and women. Chicago & New York: E. C. De Witt & Co., n.d., [1912].      $20

21 cm, pp. [32] illustrated; mild waterstain on back wrapper, else very good in pictorial wrappers. Catalogue for De Witt's Kidney and Bladder Pills, with very brief biographies of over 500 people, and a calendar showing the day of the week upon which any event occurs for 200 years, 1776-1976.


33.   Descriptive catalogue and price list of non-toxic fluid extracts. Chicago: R. J. C. Hamilton, M.D., n.d., [ca. 1909].   $25

14.8 cm, pp. 24; very good in original green printed wrappers. Descriptions and prices for over 100 fluid extracts and compounds. Not in OCLC.


34.   Doan's directory of the United States giving location and population of all places over 1000 inhabitants. Buffalo: Foster-Milburn Co., n.d., [ca. 1903].  $50

19 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages browning, else near fine in original pictorial wrappers. Stories and testimonials generally about Doan's Kidney Pills. This is the first edition of many other editions of Doan's Directories.


35.   Doan's new and revised directory of the United States 1904-1905. Buffalo: Foster-Milburn Co., n.d., [ca. 1904].      $25

20.4 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; wrappers chipped and detached, but present; pages browning, else good or better in original pictorial wrappers. Stories and testimonials about Doan's Kidney Pills.


36.   Doan's 1908 directory of the United States. Buffalo: Foster-Milburn Co., n.d., [ca. 1907].      $30

20.2 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages browning, else very good in original pictorial wrappers.


37.   Doan's directory of the United States 1909. Buffalo: Foster-Milburn Co., n.d., [ca. 1908].      $30

20.5 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages browning, else near fine in original pictorial wrappers.


38.   Doan's directory of the United States 1914-1915. Buffalo: Foster-Milburn Co., n.d., [ca. 1914]. $30

20.3 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages browning, else near fine in original pictorial wrappers.


39.   Doan's directory of the United States 1916-1917. Buffalo: Foster-Milburn Co., n.d., [ca. 1916]. $30

20.5 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages browning, else near fine in original pictorial wrappers.


40.   Doan's directory of the United States ... Latest edition. Buffalo: Foster-Milburn Co., n.d., [ca. 1921]. $25

20.4 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages browning, else near fine in original pictorial wrappers.


41.   Doan's directory of the United States. Latest edition. Wonders of America. Buffalo: Foster-Milburn Co., n.d., [ca. 1922].     $25

20.4 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages browning, else near fine in original pictorial wrappers. Directory for 1923.


42.   Dr. Caldwell's Christian entertainer. Monticello, IL: Pepsin Syrup Co., n.d., [1908].      $25

19.2 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages browning, minor staining and chips to the edges of the covers, else good in original pictorial wrappers. Stories and anecdotes promoting the sale of Pepsin Syrup, "clean and wholesome education and laughter for the entire family."


43.   Dr. Caldwell's guide to health home cook book. Monticello, IL: Pepsin Syrup Co., n.d., [1908].     $25

17.2 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages browning, minor staining and chips to the edges of the covers, else good in original pictorial wrappers. Recipes galore, interspersed with testimonials for Pepsin Syrup.


44.   Dr. Greene's nervura almanac for 1896. n.p., n.d. [New York and/or Boston]: Hunt's Remedy Co., n.d., [1883].     $10

19.8 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; original front wrapper (only), detached; slightly chipped; very good. Laid out as newspaper columns, with headlines, touting Dr. Greene's Nevura Blood & Nerve Remedy.


45.   Dr. Harter's almanac 1887. St. Louis: Dr. Harter Medicine Co., [1886].  $25

17.2 cm, pp. [32]; illustrated; wrappers a little soiled, text spotted, else very good in original yellow printed wrappers. "Dr. Harter's scrap book or pocket encyclopedia of things worth knowing," especially how to buy Harter's remedies.


46.   Dr. Kilmer's swamp-root almanac and weather forecasts for 1928. Binghamton, NY: Dr. Kilmer & Co., n.d., [ca. 1927].     $25

22 cm, pp. 32; text partially in German; illustrated throughout; very good in original pictorial wrappers. Monthly calendar and almanac with various testimonials for Kilmer's Swamp-Root kidney diuretic as well as other Kilmer products, such as his hemorrhoids ointment and applicator.


47.   Dr. King's guide to health and household instructor. Chicago & Hamilton, Ontario: H. E. Bucklen & Co., n.d., [ca. 1888]. $40

22.7 cm, pp. 32; text in double column; adverts on endpapers; very good in original chromolithograph wrappers. Hints to good health and remedies for all that ails you, interspersed with popular homespun.


48.   Dr. Miles new weather almanac and hand book of valuable information 1928. Elkhart, IN: Dr. Miles Medical Co., n.d., [1927].      $15

24.3 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages browning, else very good in pictorial wrappers. Dr. Miles' Nervine Tablets, Tonic, Alterative Compound, Laxative Pills, Aspir-Mint, etc., with testimonials, and weather.


49.   Dr. Miles new weather almanac and hand book of valuable information 1929. Elkhart, IN: Dr. Miles Medical Co., n.d., [1928].      $15

24.2 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages browning, else very good in pictorial wrappers. Dr. Miles' Nervine Tablets, Tonic, Alterative Compound, Laxitive Pills, Aspir-Mint, etc., with testimonials, and weather.


50.   Dr. Miles new weather almanac and hand book of valuable information 1931. Elkhart, IN: Dr. Miles Medical Co., n.d., [1930].      $15

24.3 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; very good in pictorial wrappers. Dr. Miles' Nervine Tablets, Tonic, Alterative Compound, Laxitive Pills, Aspir-Mint, etc., with testimonials, and weather.


51.   Dr. Miles new weather almanac and hand book of valuable information 1932. Elkhart, IN: Dr. Miles Medical Co., n.d., [1931].      $15

24.2 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; very good in pictorial wrappers.


52.   Dr. Miles new weather almanac and hand book of valuable information 1937. Elkhart, IN: Miles Laboratories, n.d., [1936].   $15

24 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; very good in pictorial wrappers. A word to the wise, Alka-Seltzerize.


53.   Dr. Morse's almanac and weather forecaster 1936. Morristown, NY: W. H. Comstock Co., Ltd., n.d., [1935].     $25

14.5 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; wrappers slightly stained, else very good in pictorial wrappers. Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills, Comstock's N. & B. Liniment, Dead Shot Worm Pellets, How to Operate a Family Budget, and Doctors Discuss Dangerous Parasites.


54.   Dr. Morse's almanac and weather forecaster 1937. Morristown, NY: W. H. Comstock Co., Ltd., n.d., [1936].     $20

14.6 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; wrappers slightly stained, top gutter margin of all pages marred by string being pulled away, pages browning; all else very good in pictorial wrappers. Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills, Comstock's N. & B. Liniment, Dead Shot Worm Pellets, Anecdotes for Poisons, Weather Wisdom, and Child Training Hints.


55.   Dr. O. Phelps Brown's 1873 Shakespearian annual almanac. Jersey City: Dr. O. Phelps Brown, n.d., [1873].    $35

15 cm, pp. [64]; illustrated; very good in original pictorial tan wrappers. "Three million copies of this almanac will be published gratuitously." This issue devoted to Romeo and Juliet, with extracts and illustrations.


56.   Dr. Pierce's 1930 almanac. Buffalo: Valentine Mott Pierce, n.d., [1929].      $15

18.3 cm, pp. [32]; illustrated; very good in pictorial wrappers. Sections on Personal Charm, A Young Man's Troubles, Soil that is Sour, Are You Attractive?, and Dr. Pierce's Invalids Hotel.


57.   Dr. Radway's Almanac for 1871, and guide to health. New York: Dr. Radway Co., [1870].      $5

18.7 cm, pp. [20]; first 4 pages torn out; a mild waterstain at the tops of the pages throughout; all else very good in original printed yellow wrappers.


58.   Dr. Sawens' family manual and Empire State almanac 1877. Lockport, NY: Dr. W. Sawens & Co., n.d., [1876].      $35

17.7 cm, pp. [36]; illustrated; fine in original pictorial yellow wrappers. "Valuable information pertaining to health, domestic recipes, instructions for the use of Aniline colors, interest and other tables, postage laws..." helping sell American Cough Balsam, Williams' Asthma Remedy, Universal Condition Powders, and Magic Balm.


59.   Farmer's and mechanic's almanac for the year of Our Lord 1852. New York: Dr. William B. Moffat, n.d., [1851].   $35

18.4 cm, pp. 48; self-wrappers; some soiling and curling of the edges; very good in original printed wrappers. Early lettuce, melons an cucumbers, juxtaposed against piles, lung fever, and bilious complaints.


60.   Farmer's and mechanic's almanac for the year of Our Lord 1856. New York: Dr. William B. Moffat, n.d., [1855].   $35

17.6 cm, pp. 48; self-wrappers; some spotting of the wrappers; very good in original printed wrappers. All about Moffat's Vegetable Life Medicines with testimonials for same. Includes a long account of a "College Reminiscence" at Trinity College, where a student dies of anxiety over exams.


61.   Farmer's and Planter's almanac, 1868. New York: Lodi Manufacturing Co., [1867].    $40

18.2 cm, pp. 18, [14]; text a little foxed, else near fine in original printed wrappers. An agricultural bent, with bone dust, nitro-phosphate of lime, common poudrette, and night-soil as a manure.


62.   Farmer's and mechanic's almanac, 1874. New York: John F. Henry, Curran & Co., [1873].      $35

21 cm, pp. [48]; illustrated; wrappers a little soiled, else near fine in original printed yellow wrappers. Warren's Pile Remedy, Marshall's Catarrh Snuff, Dr. Rogers's Compound Syrup, Circassian Hair Restorative, and Dr. Bennett's Sure Death (for rats and mice), and Worm Lozenge.


63.   The Franklin almanac, and western New York calendar, for the year of Our Lord 1842. Rochester, NY: H. Stanwood & Co., 1842.   $35

19.5 cm, pp. 23, [1]; self-wrappers; very good.


64.   Gardner, R. W. & John Francis Churchill. Hydriodic acid. Additional notes in treatment of acute inflammatory rheumatism, asthma, chronic bronchitis, adenitis, etc. Dr. Churchill's method of using the hypophosphites in phthisis. With detailed history of four cases in the cavernous stage ... Second edition. [New York, n.d., ca. 1884.]   $20

22 cm, pp. 40; small hole in back wrapper, otherwise near fine in original printed green wrappers. At head of the title: "Compliments of R.W. Gardner." Dr. Churchill's summary of argument upon theory of tuberculosis, mode and rules of action of the hypophosphites, indications for the use of the several salts, contra-indicated remedies, etc. Contains testimonials and advertising for Gardner's Syrups prepared by Robert W. Gardner for W.H. Schieffelin & Co., New York. OCLC locates a third edition with a variant title published in 1884 (see below).


65.   Gardner, R. W. & John Francis Churchill. Hydriodic acid. Additional notes in treatment of hay fever, lead-poisoning, acute rheumatism, asthma, bronchitis, adenitis, eczema, etc. Further details of Dr. Churchill's method of using the hypophosphites in phthisis. Therapeutic results observed in seventy-nine cases treated at his dispensary at Paris, during one year ... Third edition. [New York, 1884.]   $25

22 cm, pp. 63, [1]; near fine in original printed salmon wrappers. At head of the title: "Compliments of R.W. Gardner." Dr. Churchill's summary of argument upon theory of tuberculosis, mode and rules of action of the hypophosphites, indications for the use of the several salts, contra-indicated remedies, etc. Contains testimonials and advertising for Gardner's Syrups prepared by Robert W. Gardner for W.H. Schieffelin & Co., New York. OCLC locates the LC and Minnesota copies only.


66.   Ginseng and its culture. Rossburg, NY: Genesee Ginseng Gardens, n.d., [ca. 1904].   $20

14.5 cm, pp. 11, [1]; minor spotting and a short tear or two, else very good in original pictorial gray wrappers. Varieties, the market, demand and supply, harvesting, prices, medicinal uses, etc.


67.   Green's August Flower & Boschee's German Syrup almanac. Woodbury, NJ: G. G. Green, 1905. $25

22.9 cm, pp. 31, [1]; illustrated throughout; near fine in original pictorial chromolithograph wrappers. Monthly calendar and almanac with various testimonials for Green's August Flower and Dr. Boschee's German Syrup, and hints to good health.


68.   Green's census and diary almanac 1881- & 1882. Woodbury, NJ: G. G. Green, n.d., [1881].      $50

23 cm, pp. 32; illustrated throughout, and including a folding map of the United States, outlining the 1880 census, and ranking each state as to the numbers of farm animals, crops, minerals, etc.; pages browning; wrappers slightly chipped along the fore-edge, page 21-22 with small square cut away; all else generally good or better in original pictorial wrappers. Clements Library only in OCLC.


69.   Green's diary 1882- 83 almanac. Woodbury, NJ: G. G. Green, n.d., [1882].      $50

22.5 cm, pp. 32; illustrated throughout; fine in original chromolithograph wrappers. Calendar, stories and amusing tidbits supporting the sale of Boschee's German Syrup and Green's August Flower and Ague Conqueror.


70.   Green's diary almanac 1885-1886. Woodbury, NJ: G. G. Green, n.d., [1885].     $50

22.5 cm, pp. 32; illustrated throughout; fine in original chromolithograph wrappers. Calendar, stories and amusing tidbits supporting the sale of Boschee's German Syrup and Green's August Flower and Ague Conqueror.


71.   Green's wit and wisdom 1887. August Flower and German Syrup. Woodbury, NJ: G. G. Green, n.d., [1886].     $30

17.2 cm, pp. 32; illustrated throughout; pages browning; rear wrapper slightly abraded and with 2 or 3 small holes; all else very good in original tan pictorial wrappers. Hints to diet and health, and interesting medical tidbits. Rochester only in OCLC.


 

72.   Healthway products almanac 1950. Chicago: Illinois Herb Co., n.d., [1949].    $10

20.3 cm, pp. 80; illustrated; pages browning, else very good in original pictorial wrappers. A late example of a medical almanac, extensively illustrated. Not in OCLC.


73.   Herrick's almanac 1879. New York & Montreal: L. R. Herrick, M. D., n.d., [1878].    $35

18.2 cm, pp. [48]; illustrated; near fine in original red printed wrappers. Containing the natural term of human life, Herrick's sugar-coated medicine pills, death toll among farmers and mechanics, Rennee's pain-killing magic oil, German horse liniment for man and beast, etc.


74.   Hood's standard family medicines and other proprietary articles of established merit. Lowell, MA: C. I. Hood Co., 1907.   $25

22.5 cm, pp. 16; illustrated; very good in original pictorial wrappers, edges stained red. Hood's group of medicines included Ani-sen, and Monaid Tablets.


75.   Hostetter's illustrated United States almanac 1883, for merchants, mechanics, miners, farmers, planters, and general family use. Pittsburgh: Hostetter and Smith, [1882]. $35

20 cm, pp. 36; illustrated; fine in original green printed wrappers. Almanac, intended to advertise Hostetter's Stomach Bitters, interspersed with early warning signs for disease, testimonials, hints to health, etc.


76.   Hostetter's illustrated United States almanac 1884, for merchants, mechanics, miners, farmers, planters, and general family use. Pittsburgh: Hostetter and Smith, [1883]. $35

20 cm, pp. 36; illustrated; fine in original green printed wrappers. Almanac promoting Hostetter's Stomach Bitters, with symptoms of travelers and tourists, summaries of renal maladies, infirmities of age, regularity of their bowels, etc.


77.   Hostetter's illustrirter Vereinigte Staaten Calender 1884, für Kaufleute, Handwerker, Bergbauleute, Farmer, Pflanzer, und allgemeinen Hausgebrauch ... Pittsburgh: Hostetter and Smith, [1883].    $50

20 cm, pp. 36; text in German throughout; illustrated; fine in original green printed wrappers.


78.   Hostetter's illustrated United States almanac 1885, for merchants, mechanics, miners, farmers, planters, and general family use. Pittsburgh: Hostetter and Smith, [1884]. $35

20 cm, pp. 36; illustrated; fine in original green printed wrappers. Promoting Hostetter's Stomach Bitters. With an account of "Pseudo-Remedies and the True Specific for Liver Disorder," and, "Invigoration Required by Over-Sensitive Nerves."


79.   Hostetter's illustrated United States almanac 1886, for merchants, mechanics, miners, farmers, planters, and general family use. Pittsburgh: Hostetter and Smith, [1885]. $35

20 cm, pp. 36; illustrated; fine in original green printed wrappers. Promoting Hostetter's Stomach Bitters. With an account of "The Bitters as a Remedy for Sea-Sickness" and as a restorative of vigor.


80.   Hostetter's illustrated United States almanac 1897, for merchants, mechanics, miners, farmers, planters, and general family use. Pittsburgh: Hostetter and Smith, [1896]. $25

20 cm, pp. 36; illustrated; spine a little chipped, else near fine in original green printed wrappers. Promoting Hostetter's Stomach Bitters - seemingly a cure-all for a variety of diseases and disorders.


81.   Hostetter's illustrated United States almanac 1902, for merchants, mechanics, miners, farmers, planters, and general family use. Pittsburgh: Hostetter and Smith, [1901]. $20

20 cm, pp. 36; illustrated; some browning, else near fine in original green printed wrappers. Promoting Hostetter's Stomach Bitters - a cure-all for a variety of diseases and disorders, including womanly troubles and malaria.


82.   Hostetter's illustrated United States almanac 1909, for merchants, mechanics, miners, farmers, planters, and general family use. Pittsburgh: Hostetter and Smith, [1908]. $20

20 cm, pp. 36; illustrated; near fine in original green printed wrappers. Promoting Hostetter's Stomach Bitters - seemingly a cure-all for a variety of diseases and disorders, including rheumatism and general debility.


83.   The household almanac 1917. Burlington, VT: Henry, Johnson & Lord, [1916].    $20

18.5 cm, pp. [32]; illustrated; some spotting to the covers, else very good in original pale green printed wrappers. Downs' Elixir, Baxter's Mandrake Bitters, and Henry & Johnson's Compound Arnica and Oil Liniment.


84.   Jayne's medical almanac, and guide to health, for the year 1849. Philadelphia: published for gratuitous distribution by Dr. David Jayne, [1848]. $75

22.5 cm, pp. 40; illustrated; top corner of last leaf and back wrapper torn away cause some minor loss of text (sense largely remains clear); wrappers soiled; all else good or better. "Containing valuable information with important advice for the preservation and restoration of healthy, together with a catalogue of diseases and the remedies to remove them, and also a synopsis of the testimonials showing the uniform success attending the use of Dr. D. Jayne's family medicines." AAS and Library Company only in OCLC.


85.   Jayne's medical almanac, and guide to health, for the year 1851. Philadelphia: published annually for gratuitous distribution by Dr. David Jayne, [1850].    $85

22.5 cm, pp. 48; illustrated; very good in original terracotta pictorial wrappers. Contains an almanac interspersed with a catalogue of diseases, and summaries and testimonials for Jayne's expectorant, tonic vermifuge, carminative balsam, hair dye and tonic, sanative pills, etc. Rochester and Library Company only in OCLC.


86.   Jayne's medical almanac, and guide to health, for the year 1854. Philadelphia: published annually for gratuitous distribution by Dr. David Jayne, [1853].    $75

22 cm, pp. 56; illustrated; very good in original tan pictorial wrappers. Label for Wells Union Store, Dry Goods & Groceries, Wells, VT affixed to rear wrapper. Contains an almanac interspersed with a catalogue of diseases, and summaries and testimonials for Jayne's expectorant, tonic vermifuge, carminative balsam, hair dye and tonic, sanative pills, ague pills, alterative, liniment, etc. Library Company only in OCLC.


87.   Dr. D. Jayne's medical almanac, and guide to health ... 1903. Philadelphia: Dr. D. Jayne & Son, [1902].    $25

24 cm, pp. 36; pictorial; wrappers worn, spine partially split; good. The 60th year of this publication.


88.   Dr. D. Jayne's medical almanac, and guide to health ... 1922. Philadelphia: Dr. D. Jayne & Son, [1921].    $15

18.2 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pictorial wrappers worn, some dampstaining, spine partially split; good.


89.   Jayne's almanac, and guide to health ... 1938. Philadelphia: Dr. D. Jayne & Son, [1937].     $10

17.7 cm, pp. 31, [1]; illustrated; original pictorial wrappers; front wrapper slightly stained and with a small hole at the bottom; good or better.


90.   The ladies birthday almanac ... 1922. Chattanooga: Chattanooga Medicine Co., n.d., [1921].     $15

19.5 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages toned, covers a little foxed, else very good in original green pictorial wrappers. Cardui for women, Thedford's Black-Draught, with testimonials. Includes the story of John Shell, of Kentucky, a 113 year-old mountaineer.


91.   The ladies birthday almanac ... 1934. Chattanooga: Chattanooga Medicine Co., n.d., [1933].     $12

19.5 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages toned, covers a little foxed, else very good in original green pictorial wrappers. Cardui for women, Thedford's Black-Draught, with testimonials.


92.   Ladies' note-book and calendar with selected receipts and household information. Buffalo: World's Dispensary Medical Assn., 1882.      $30

14.7 cm, pp. 24; illustrated; calendar and memoranda partially filled in in pencil and ink; very good in original printed gray wrappers. Dr. Pierce's standard medicines, including his Compound Extract of Smart-weed or Water Pepper, Pleasant Purgative Pills, and Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery!


93.   Ladies' note-book and calendar. Buffalo: World's Dispensary Medical Assn., 1899.    $35

14.5 cm, pp. 31, [1]; illustrated; very good in original chromolithograph wrappers. Dr. Pierce's s Pleasant Pellets, Salve, welcome words to women, diseases of women, etc.


94.   Ladies' note book and calendar. Buffalo: World's Dispensary Medical Assn., n.d., [1900].     $15

14 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; 2 pages of calendar torn out, joints weak; all else good or better in original pictorial wrappers. Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pills, welcome words to women, diseases to women, etc.


95.   Ladies' note-book and calendar. Buffalo: World's Dispensary Medical Assn., 1900.    $30

13.9 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; calendar and memoranda partially filled in in pencil; very good in original chromolithograph wrappers. Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets, welcome words to women, diseases of women, Mother's Friend makes childbirth easy, etc.


96.   Ladies' note-book and calendar. Buffalo: World's Dispensary Medical Assn., 1904.    $25

14.2 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages browning, else very good in original pictorial wrappers. Suppositories, lotion tablets, obnoxious examinations, and Dr. Pierce offers a $500 reward for women who cannot be cured!


97.   MacDonald's farmer's almanac 1948. Binghamton, NY: Atlas Printing Co., n.d., [1947].      $12

22.5 cm, pp. [64]; illustrated; pages browning, else very good in original orange pictorial wrappers. General predictions for 1948, when to plant and harvest, plus a 2-p. list of books for sale that have been "secured at a very low price," including How to Make Love, Fortune Telling by Cards, Book of Coin Tricks, The Secret Book of Black Arts, etc., plus a Ouija Board "hardwood, complete" for $3.


98.   Manual of splints & appliances for the use of the Medical Department of the United States Army ... Second edition. [Paris: Masson & Cie. for the American Red Cross], 1918.  $25

11.2 cm, pp. 173, [2]; illustrated throughout with splints, casts, bandages, etc.; one signature extended, else very good in original gray printed wrappers. Printed for the use of American troops in France.


99.   Merchant, George W. The people's vade-mecum comprising a collection of valuable recipes of general usefulness; also concise and comprehensive compilations on the subject of farriery. Lockport, NY: Merchant's Gargling Oil Co., n.d., [ca. 1861].  $35

18 cm, pp. 16; pages toned, wrappers a bit soiled; all else very good in original green printed wrappers. "Many of the recipes are those of the inventor of the Gargling Oil, and all from reliable sources."


100.  Merchant's gargling oil national almanac 1875. Lockport, N.Y.: Merchant's Gargling Oil Co., [1874].      $25

16 cm, pp. 32; some soiling of the covers, else very good in original yellow printed wrappers. Almanac interspersed with treatments for minor ailments, medicinal recipes, household recipes, how to make molasses candy, and religious denominations of the United States.


101.  Merchant's gargling oil national almanac 1878. Lockport, N.Y.: Merchant's Gargling Oil Co., [1877].      $25

16 cm, pp. 32; some soiling of the covers, else very good in original yellow printed wrappers. Almanac interspersed with treatments for minor ailments, testimonials for gargling oil, remedies for worms and rattlesnake bites, etc.


102.  Merchant's Gargling Oil dream fate calendar songster. Lockport, NY: Merchant's Gargling Oil Co., n.d., [ca. 1882].    $35

16.2 cm, pp. [32]; pages browning, front wrapper nearly detached and with a small piece missing in the fore-margin; all else good or better in original pictorial chromolithograph wrappers.


103.  Merchant's Gargling Oil songster. Lockport, NY: Merchant's Gargling Oil Co., n.d., [ca. 1882].      $45

16 cm, pp. [32]; illustrated; pages browning, some staining and wrinkling, else very good in original pictorial yellow wrappers. "A liniment for man and beast."


104.  Miles new weather almanac and hand book of valuable information 1942. Elkhart, IN: Miles Laboratories, n.d., [1936].   $15

24.2 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages a little toned, very good in pictorial wrappers. Nervine Tablets and Liquid, and Alka-Seltzer.


105.  Moffat's medical and agricultural almanack ... for the year of Our Lord 1846. New York: Dr. William B. Moffat, n.d., [1845].      $75

19.3 cm, pp. [42]; some staining and curling of the edges; early owner's signature on front and back wrappers; good in original printed wrappers. Includes Dr. Moffat's theory of diseases contrasted with the modern practice of physic, and numerous testimonials for his Vegetable Life Pills, Phoenix Bitters, etc. Also the lunations, conjunctions, eclipses, judgment of the weather, rising and setting of the planets, length of days and nights, and time of high water. A short-lived publication, commencing in 1845 and ending in 1850. Drake, Almanacs, 8325.


106.  Morse's Indian Root Pill Almanac. Morristown, N.Y.: W. H. Comstock, n.d., [1884].   $15

18.2 cm, pp. [32]; illustrated; pages browning, a few minor chips; p. 23-24 with a small recipe cut out, 1 other page torn, but with no loss; good or better original brown printed wrappers. Almanac interspersed with useful recipes, cures for worms, a short history of Dr. Morse's father, etc.


107.  Morse's Indian Root Pills. 1890 Almanac. Morristown, N.Y.: W. H. Comstock, n.d., [1889].     $20

18.2 cm, pp. [32]; illustrated; pages browning, some soiling, else very good in original brown printed wrappers. Household hints, sensible habits for businessmen, cures for worms, why Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills are good, etc.


108.  National calendar or Herrick's almanac for the year of Our Lord 1875. New York & Montreal: L. R. Herrick, M. D., n.d., [1874].   $25

17.5 cm, pp. [32]; illustrated; pages browning, else very good in original green printed wrappers. Containing "among other useful and entertaining matters, the remarkable eclipses, luminations, conjunctions, and aspects..."


109.  National calendar or Herrick's almanac for the year of Our Lord 1897. New York: Dr. Herrick's Family Medicines, [1896]. $20

20.5 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; back wrapper torn, with loss, front wrapper with small chips and tears at extremities, some pencil annotations on the calendars; all else good in original printed wrappers. Containing business laws in brief, help in case of accidents, rules for purchase of a horse, the Brooklyn Bridge, bicycle rules, etc.


110.  National calendar or Herrick's almanac for the year of Our Lord 1898. New York: Dr. Herrick's Family Medicines, [1897]. $20

20.4 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; one small recipe cut from p. 27-8, else near fine in original printed wrappers. Containing the science of life, four giants, the second largest city in the world, etc., interspersed with testimonials for Herrick's pain-killing magic oil, liver pills, etc.


111.  National calendar or Herrick's almanac for the year of Our Lord 1899. New York: Dr. Herrick's Family Medicines, [1898]. $15

20.4 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; two small recipes cut from pp. 21-2 and 27-8, else very good in original printed wrappers.


112.  National calendar or Herrick's almanac eighty-fifth edition for the year of Our Lord 1920. St. Louis: Dr. Herrick's Family Medicine Co., [1919]. $15

19.7 cm, pp. 32; self-wrappers; illustrated; some browning, else very good in original printed wrappers. Platt's chlorides, Smith's bile beans, Remick's eczema salve, Swaim's panacea, and other brilliant remedies.


113.  The New York almanac 1888. New York: n.p., [1887].    $40

19.5 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; near fine in original chromolithograph wrappers. Promoting Pitcher's Castoria, a substitute for Castor Oil.


114.  The New York almanac. New York: Chas. H. Fletcher, n.d., [1900].  $25

19 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; front cover detached, otherwise very good in original chromolithograph wrappers. Promoting Fletcher's Castoria, a substitute for Castor Oil.


115.  The New York receipt book. New York: D. B. Dewey, n.d., [1882].   $50

15 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; near fine in original pictorial lithograph wrappers. Promoting F. W. Wei De Meyer's Catarrh Cure, including a half-page testimonial from P. T. Barnum regarding his use of Centaur Liniment on his animals, including Jumbo the elephant, who is pictured.


116.  The New York state almanac 1884. Diary and gazeteer. Burlington, VT: Wells, Richardson & Co., n.d., [1883].    $35

20.2 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages browning, a few short tears to wrappers and minor staining; all else very good in original chromolithograph wrappers. Promoting Wells, Richardson's various products, for the home and the farm.


117.  The Park & Pollard year book and almanac 1911. Boston: Park & Pollard, n.d., [1910].      $12

22.2 cm, pp. 80; illustrated; pages toned, and a few creased, else very good in original tan pictorial wrappers. "Our Dry-Mash makes them lay or bust." Largely an almanac for poultry farmers, offering scratch feed, blue ribbon meat scraps, shell grit, and fattening feed.


118.  [PASTEUR, LOUIS.] Lobo, David Dr. Discurso de orden leido en la sesion solmne commemorativa del centenario de Pasteur. Caracas: Tipografia Americana, n.d., [ca. 1923]. $20

20.8 cm, pp. 15; original printed green wrappers; very good. A paper read before the Academia Nacional de Medicina, 27 December, 1922.


119.  People's free almanac 1854. St. Louis: A. G. Bragg & Co., n.d., [ca. 1853].   $40

16.2 cm, pp. [32]; illustrated; very good in tan pictorial wrappers. "1854" in brio on the upper wrapper. Almanac promoting Bragg's Mexican Mustang Liniment, Indian Queen Vegetable Anti Bilious Pills, Tonic Pills, etc., together with ample testimonials.


120.  Perkins, George R. The farmer & dairymans almanac for the year 1853. Albany: A. C. Grant, [1852].    $20

18 cm, pp. [24]; self-wrappers; stitching loosening, edges scalloped; good. Promoting Dillow's Heave Cure, Dillow's Green Ointment, and the German Magnetic Liniment.


121.  Perkins, George R. Phinney's calendar, or western almanac for the year of Our Lord 1839. Cooperstown: H. & E. Phinney, [1838].     $30

16.3 cm, pp. 44; self-wrappers; a few illustrations; pages toned, edges worn and with short tears; good. Ads for drugs, medicines, paints, dye-stuffs, Arabian Balsam, oils, and the matchless sanative.


122.  Perkins, George R. Phinney's calendar, or western almanac for the year of Our Lord 1840. Cooperstown: H. & E. Phinney, [1839].     $35

16 cm, pp. 36; self-wrappers; a few illustrations; pages toned, last 2 pages with tears at the bottom, edges worn and with short tears; good. Not a medicinal almanac, per se, but with ads for drugs, medicines, paints, dye-stuffs, etc. Also with an account of the "Method of Taking a Whale," extracted from Thomas Beale.


123.  Perkins, George R. Phinney's calendar, or western almanac for the year of Our Lord 1849. Cooperstown: H. & E. Phinney, [1848].     $30

16 cm, pp. 36; self-wrappers; a few illustrations; pages toned, edges worn and with short tears; good. Illustrated ads for Worm Expelling Syrup, Dr. D. McIntosh's Vegetable Pile Electuary, and Dr. Guysott's Yellow Dock and Sarsaparilla.


124.  Peruna Drug Manufacturing Company. Peruna almanac lucky day 1904. Columbus, OH: S. B. Hartman, [1903].  $20

23.9 cm, pp. 32; illustrated throughout; very good in original pictorial wrappers. A "handy book of information for the family," including astrology, calendar, weather, etc., and including various testimonials for Dr. Hartman and his various cures.


125.  Peruna Drug Manufacturing Company. Peruna almanac lucky day 1907. Columbus, OH: S. B. Hartman, [1906].  $20

23.5 cm, pp. 32; illustrated throughout; very good in original pictorial wrappers. A "handy book of information for the family," including astrology, calendar, weather, etc., and including various testimonials for Peruna products.


126.  Peruna Drug Manufacturing Company. Peruna almanac lucky day 1908. Columbus, OH: S. B. Hartman, [1907].  $20

23.9 cm, pp. 32; illustrated throughout; very good in original pictorial wrappers. A "handy book of information for the family," including astrology, calendar, weather, etc., and including various testimonials for Peruna products.


127.  Peruna Drug Manufacturing Company. Peruna almanac lucky day 1915. Columbus, OH: S. B. Hartman, [1914].  $15

23.2 cm, pp. 32; illustrated throughout; some mild dampstaining, pages browning, else very good in original pictorial wrappers. A "handy book of information for the family," including astrology, calendar, weather, etc., and including various testimonials for Peruna products.


128.  Peruna Drug Manufacturing Company. Pe-ru-na ready advisor almanac for 1917. Columbus, OH: S. B. Hartman, [1916].    $15

23.1 cm, pp. 16; illustrated; pages browning, else very good in original pictorial wrappers. Astrology, weather, household hints, and how to keep well.


129.  Pruneline the best laxitive. Kopfaline cures all headaches. Search the great earth round... Baltimore: Winkelmann & Brown Drug Co., n.d., [ca. 1900].      $35

18.9 cm, pp. [32]; illustrated; pages browning, some staining of the covers, else very good in original pictorial wrappers. Tipped-in Pruneline coupon still attached at p. 1. Largely recipes and household hints. Rochester only in OCLC.


130.  Ransom's illustrated encyclopedia. Facts for all ages. Buffalo: D. Ransom, Son, & Co., n.d., [ca. 1886]. $35

16 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; wrappers slightly defective with some minor loss, else very good in chromolithograph wrappers. Catalogue for Ransom's Hive Syrup and Tolu, Dr. J. R. Miller's Universal Balm, together with numerous encyclopedic facts.


131.  Rexall family almanac 1917. Boston [?]: Rexall Drug Store, n.d., [1916].      $25

20.2 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages browning, else very good. Rexall products, with almanac, and hints for good health for animals as well as biped consumers.


132.  Shaker 1891 almanac. New York: A. J. White, n.d., [1890].   $35

19.2 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages browning, minor chips to the edges of the covers, else very good in original pictorial wrappers. Stories of the One-Armed Boy and his Nurse; The Policeman of Holyhead; and, The Doctor's Terrible Mistake, all in support of Shaker Extract of Roots and Shaker Family Pills. Richmond 31.


133.  Useful hints and receipts. Lawrence, MA: J. A. Magee & Co., [1887].     $25

15 cm, pp. 16; self-wrappers; very good in original printed wrappers. Remedies for scrofula, asthma, and bronchitis mixed in with how to mix paints, best trotting records, and railroad signals. Ex-libris sticker on front wrapper, else very good. The only edition. Rochester and Boston College only in OCLC.


134.  Warner's safe cure almanac for 1890. Rochester, NY: H. H. Warner & Co., [1889].     $15

21.5 cm, pp. 51, [1]; illustrated; covers stained, slight browning, minor chips; all else good in original chromolithograph wrappers. Log Cabin Sarsaparilla, Tippecanoe Tonic Bitters, Benton's Hair Grower, and a section on the Warner Observatory. Several leaves printed on pink paper.


135.  West, Benjamin. The Rhode-Island almanac for the year of Our Lord 1805. Newport: Oliver Farnsworth, [1804].     $35

17.2 cm, pp. [24]; self-wrappers; some spotting, very good. Shaw & Shoemaker 7191; Drake, Almanacs, 12989.


136.  Wright's pictorial family almanac 1888. New York: E. Ferrett, agents for Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills, [1887].     $20

21 cm, pp. 23, [1]; illustrated; very good in original tan pictorial wrappers, back wrapper with tears but no loss of letterpress. Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills, but also Dr. McMunn's Elixir of Opium, Roman Eye Balsam, and Dr. Peery's Dead Shot for worms.


137.  Your dream book. Buffalo: World's Dispensary Medical Assn., n.d., 1904. $20

10 cm, pp. 32; illustrated; pages browning, else very good in original pictorial wrappers. Interpretation of dreams: an alphabetical list A-Z of dream figures and what they mean, interspersed with testimonials for Dr. Pierce's remedies and his Invalids Hotel.


138. Pardon my- glove.. [cover title continuing to verso of cover]. New York: Magnet Merchandise, 1940. $25

5" x 4" card printed on cream cardstock in red, black and green; some discoloration from condom, otherwise very good. Image of a gentleman's arm extended with a cut-out that formerly housed a condom (presumably) and a young lady in a red dress reaching to grab it. The following poem is printed in green; "'Tis etiquette's command To uncover the hand, But a rubber glove Shows no less love." Included are remnants of the condom.


139. HARTMAN, SAMUEL B., MD. The ills of life or the encyclopedia of family medicine. [Columbus, OH: S.B. Hartman, 1901, i.e., 1904.]. $50

12th edition, 8vo, pp. 32; full-p. illustration o the nervous system; text in double column; attractive color lithograph pictorial wrappers; some browning of the text, else near fine. Back cover has a calendar for 1904-05. Dr. Hartman answers all letters for free.


 

 
 

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