The Avoidable Causes of Disease, Insanity and Deformity . . . a Book for the People as well as the Profession.
by Ellis, John, M. D.
New York: Mason Brothers, 1860. First edition?. Cloth substantially eroded on each joint, leaving the muslin exposed; some staining to the cloth and and faint tide-mark at the lower margins and lower gutter throughout; a good, sound copy.. 8vo, original cloth, gilt lettering, 348, 48 pages. From this long time Michigan homeopath who later gave up medicine to refine petroleum comes a manual to avoid the fundamental causes of diseases (excessive labor, spirits, narcotics, etc.) with a special 48-page supplement (as published) on ìMarriage and its violations,î which covers sexual ethics, abortion, venereal diseases, etc. Cordasco 60-0529 (noting two issues of the 1860 imprint); see Atwater 1056, which notes an 1860 edition with the Mason Brothers imprint mounted on a slip over the imprint ìPublished by the author.î
(Inventory #: 17614)
First editions in 19th and early 20th century eccentric religious movements, popular entertainments, popular medicine, literature and Americana. Books and pamphlets bought and sold.
Shipping & Return Policies
All items guaranteed as described. All items subject to prior sale. All items may be returned within 30 days for any reason in the condition in which they were sent (unless damaged in shipment) though we ask the courtesy of prior notification.
You can be confident that when you make a purchase through ABAA.org, the item is sold by an ABAA member in full compliance with our Code of Ethics. Our sellers guarantee your order will be shipped promptly and that all items are as described. Buy with confidence through ABAA.org.