The Laws of Health in relation to the Human Form

Springfield, MA: W.J. Holland, 1870. First edition. Hardcover. First edition (1869 on copyright page and 1870 on the title page). Hardcover in violet cloth stamped in gilt. Firm in its binding but with spotting to the covers and heavy fade to the spine strip. 346 pp. with index. Four engraved plates. A guide to descrription of the ideal face and figure, how to achieve it and how to maintain it. The authors, both Philadelphia- based M.D.s, cover each part of the body (neck and bust, head, face and expressions, the ear, the nose, hair, beard, skin and complexion, etc) and note various characteristics as well as common malformations, actions and substances to improve each, etc. Good. Item #E25238

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