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. Unpaginated. 16.5 x 10.5 cm. "The Guide to Manly Vigour." A promotional treatise which suggested 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...by sending a sum of twenty pounds sterling! An early reprint of this promotional book; an 1863 edition came a year earlier. Spine and board edges sunned and faded, rear internal hinge split. Orig. blind-stamped purple cloth, gilt title on cover. Good. Item #331

Price: $125.00

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