Plain directions for the care of the sick, and recipes for sick people. Enlarged edition

Plain directions for the care of the sick, and recipes for sick people. Enlarged edition

New York: Distributed to its policy holders by the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, 1895. 8vo, pp. 113; illustrations in text; original cream pictorial wrappers (soiled); edges a bit water damaged, front cover nearly detached; advertisement for the Company on back wrapper; title page date has been underlined in ink, else interior fine. A good example of contemporary medical treatment, providing recipes for poultices and stewed oysters, and sections titled "Idiocy Favored on the Shady Side of Deep Valley". 2 copies in OCLC, at Southern Illinois University and the National Library of Medicine. Item #39191

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