Water-Cure Manual: A Popular Work... With Descriptions of Diseases, and the Hydropathic Means to be Employed Therein.

SHEW, Joel.

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Fowlers and Wells
Date Published: 1851

Description: 282 pages + 6 pages of advertisements, 8vo, original brown blind stamped cloth (somewhat edgeworn; pages foxed). New York: Fowlers and Wells, 1851. Very good.

Comments: One of the first American advocates of scientific hydrotherapy, Shew introduced Priessnitz' system of water-cure into the U.S.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 9644

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I usually receive my packages as soon as delivered. However, this one had quite a night outside in a snow storm. Thanks to the extra care in packaging and double layer of wrapping cardboard and plastic bag, the book survived in pristine condition.... It sat in a three foot snow drift pounded by snow plows, in minus 25Temps overnight and was discovered this afternoon, the top of the package peeking out of the drift. If not for the attention to packaging and packing materials, this book would have been destroyed. Please let the people who package our treasures know that they make a difference. Whether in person or mail order, you folks rock. Best wishes from the (damned) frozen Adirondacks... - E.E.
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