Consumption. A Curable and Preventable Disease. What a Layman Should Know About It.
Flick, Lawrence F., M.D.
Philadelphia: David McKay, 1903. First edition 7.5" x 4.75". 295pp. Blue cloth stamped in white, in dust wrapper. Light rubbing on the spine lettering and the rear board, else near fine condition. The jacket has a large chip at the head of the spine and front panel, and other light edge wear. A detailed treatise on the pulmonary disease, with sections covering the affliction's traits, the prevalence of the disease, overwork, climate and alcohol as factors in contracting consumption, the spread of the disease, stores, offices and hotels in the spread of tuberculosis, etc. Hardback (Item ID: 23364)