Paris: c.1914. Wraps. [Paris: Pastilles Valda, 1914?] 32 pages. Color pictorial wrappers. Illustrations throughout. Promotional booklet for this line of pills, with three-page illustrated introductory essay on Indian Yoghis and the practice of “anaboise” (resuscitating through breath) - a textual leap is made of the product.
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Milan: 1934. Staplebound. 31 pages. 20 x 14.5 Elegant chromolithographic covers. Italian language monthly periodical/promotional booklet for three products: Elastina, Enterasi, and Pantoidina, including 12 pages of testimonials by Italian doctors. Dubious claims of relieving Gastritis, Heart Disease, and Hepatitis accompanied by case studies. Light toning.
Northamptonshire: Thorsons Publishers Limited, 1972. Paperback. 64 pages. 17 x 11 cm. A brief history of herbs and their uses from the Dark Ages, through the Middle Ages, to modern times. Contains discourse on many individual herbs and their uses, including culinary and medicinal applications. Covers rubbed.
London: International Icilma Trading Company Ltd., 1924. Staplebound wraps. 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. 40 pages. In 1898, founder, Stephen Armitage, a British citizen, acquired permission to exploit a natural mineral water spring located next to Lake Mouïlah in Port-aux-Poules, Algeria. After a failed attempt to open a health.....