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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