[MEDICINE] [REMEDIES] [QUACKERY] Short Account of Sir Astley Cooper's Vital Restorative,; the Only Acknowledged Successful Remedy for the Removal of General, Local, and Nervous Debility, Confided to Messrs. Harvey & Co. Harvey, Co.
[MEDICINE] [REMEDIES] [QUACKERY] Short Account of Sir Astley Cooper's Vital Restorative,; the Only Acknowledged Successful Remedy for the Removal of General, Local, and Nervous Debility, Confided to Messrs. Harvey & Co.

[MEDICINE] [REMEDIES] [QUACKERY] Short Account of Sir Astley Cooper's Vital Restorative,; the Only Acknowledged Successful Remedy for the Removal of General, Local, and Nervous Debility, Confided to Messrs. Harvey & Co.

London: Harvey & Co., 1864. Hardcover. 48 pages, (4). 16.5 x 10.5 cm. "The Guide to Manly Vigour." A promotional treatise advocating a remedy for "the forms of Indigestion and Consumption in all their varieties, resulting from secret inadvertency in youth, or from sensual excesses." Readers were advised to send a urine sample for analysis and diagnosis. An early reprint of this promotional book; 1863 edition came a year earlier. Named after the "Prince of Surgery," Sir Astley Cooper who performed the first successful operation on the common carotid artery for aneurysm in 1808. Spine and board edges sunned and faded, front internal hinge split but holding. Mauve blind-stamped cloth, gilt title on cover. Good. Item #1992

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