1930 VITALOGY Medical Medicine Book Homeopathy Drugs Apothecary

This is an original hardback 1930 edition of "Vitalogy an Encyclopedia of Health and Home" published by the Vitalogy Association of Chicago.

For all you music fans, this is the book that inspired Eddie Vedder, the lead singer and one of the rhythm guitarists of the grunge and alternative rock band Pearl Jam. The album, Vitalogy, was originally packaged in a booklet that replicated material from the medical book of the same name.

This book contains some color illustrations, black and white illustrations, photos, and recipes. The most interesting images are of the head and torso with fold-over details.

Nineteen "divisions" or chapters bound in one large volume.

HUMAN BODY – including info about the human skeleton, skin, glands, bowel, etc

ACCIDENTS AND EMERGENCIES – including info on Snake Bite, Sting of Insect, Fainting-Fit, Common or Flatulent Colic, Bilious Colic, etc

GENERAL DISEASES – including info on Boils, Carbuncles, Latest Method of Curing Baldness, Hair Indicative of Character, etc

GENERAL DISEASES CONTINUED – including Chart of Nervous Diseases, Tender Feet and Offensive Odor, Hiccoughs, etc

NERVOUS DISEASES – including info on Night-mare, Proud Flesh, Stammering or Stuttering, Small Pox, St. Vitus's Dance, etc

DEVELOPMENT OF WOMANHOOD – including Delay and Suppression of the Menses, Cramps, Green Sickness, etc

DISEASES OF CHILDREN – including Clothing of Children, Wetting the Bed, Stillborn Infants, etc

MEDICAL PLANTS or MATERIA MEDICA – including info about How to Collect and Prepare Plants, How to Prepare Poultices, Decoctions, etc

MISCELLANEOUS – including Medical Use of Salt, Medical Use of Lemon, Medical Use of Kerosene Oil Used in 72 Ailments, Coal Oil a Panacea for Many Ills, Lockjaw, etc

INTERNAL REMEDIES

FOOD AND HOME REMEDIES – including Boric Acid, Lime-Water, Adenoids, Knees-Creaking, Contagious Disease Chart, etc

THE SICK ROOM – including Spring Medicine Fraud, Patent Medicine Folly, The Hygiene of Laughter, Effect of Mirth on the Sick, etc

WATER CURE – including Improper Bathing and Lack of Bathing, Turkish Bath, Ten healt Commandments, etc

NEW DISCOVERIES – including Diseases Spread by Saliva, Parents Can Have Their Children Born with Noble Gifts, How Children are Born Either Bright or Stupid, Cigarette Cure, Vigorous Manhood, etc

OLD AGE – including Keep Old Age Out of System, Why Strong Men Die Young, How to Live Indefinitely, History and Wonders of X-Ray, etc

MATRIMONIAL PARTNER – including Whom to Marry or Not to Marry, Lecture to Girls, etc

HOME – including The Common Ideal, Sacred Duty of Motherhood, The Spurious Home, etc

HYGIENE – including The Digestive Organs, Quantity of Food, Manner of Taking Food, etc

HOW TO COOK FOOD – including Menus for Reducing Weight, How to Gain Weight, Homeopathy, etc

Measurements: approx 9-7/8" high x 6-1/2" wide x 3-1/8" thick

1010 numbered pages

Condition: typical wear for a nearly 90 year old book. General age spotting on the pages, wear and creasing to the spine, corners of the cover are rubbed, some edge soiling to the pages, a few of the last pages corner tips are folded.

Item ID: 5987

1930 VITALOGY Medical Medicine Book Homeopathy Drugs Apothecary

1930 VITALOGY Medical Medicine Book Homeopathy Drugs Apothecary
1930 VITALOGY Medical Medicine Book Homeopathy Drugs Apothecary
1930 VITALOGY Medical Medicine Book Homeopathy Drugs Apothecary
1930 VITALOGY Medical Medicine Book Homeopathy Drugs Apothecary
1930 VITALOGY Medical Medicine Book Homeopathy Drugs Apothecary
1930 VITALOGY Medical Medicine Book Homeopathy Drugs Apothecary
1930 VITALOGY Medical Medicine Book Homeopathy Drugs Apothecary
1930 VITALOGY Medical Medicine Book Homeopathy Drugs Apothecary
1930 VITALOGY Medical Medicine Book Homeopathy Drugs Apothecary

This is an original hardback 1930 edition of "Vitalogy an Encyclopedia of Health and Home" published by the Vitalogy Association of Chicago.

For all you music fans, this is the book that inspired Eddie Vedder, the lead singer and one of the rhythm guitarists of the grunge and alternative rock band Pearl Jam. The album, Vitalogy, was originally packaged in a booklet that replicated material from the medical book of the same name.

This book contains some color illustrations, black and white illustrations, photos, and recipes. The most interesting images are of the head and torso with fold-over details.

Nineteen "divisions" or chapters bound in one large volume.

HUMAN BODY – including info about the human skeleton, skin, glands, bowel, etc

ACCIDENTS AND EMERGENCIES – including info on Snake Bite, Sting of Insect, Fainting-Fit, Common or Flatulent Colic, Bilious Colic, etc

GENERAL DISEASES – including info on Boils, Carbuncles, Latest Method of Curing Baldness, Hair Indicative of Character, etc

GENERAL DISEASES CONTINUED – including Chart of Nervous Diseases, Tender Feet and Offensive Odor, Hiccoughs, etc

NERVOUS DISEASES – including info on Night-mare, Proud Flesh, Stammering or Stuttering, Small Pox, St. Vitus's Dance, etc

DEVELOPMENT OF WOMANHOOD – including Delay and Suppression of the Menses, Cramps, Green Sickness, etc

DISEASES OF CHILDREN – including Clothing of Children, Wetting the Bed, Stillborn Infants, etc

MEDICAL PLANTS or MATERIA MEDICA – including info about How to Collect and Prepare Plants, How to Prepare Poultices, Decoctions, etc

MISCELLANEOUS – including Medical Use of Salt, Medical Use of Lemon, Medical Use of Kerosene Oil Used in 72 Ailments, Coal Oil a Panacea for Many Ills, Lockjaw, etc

INTERNAL REMEDIES

FOOD AND HOME REMEDIES – including Boric Acid, Lime-Water, Adenoids, Knees-Creaking, Contagious Disease Chart, etc

THE SICK ROOM – including Spring Medicine Fraud, Patent Medicine Folly, The Hygiene of Laughter, Effect of Mirth on the Sick, etc

WATER CURE – including Improper Bathing and Lack of Bathing, Turkish Bath, Ten healt Commandments, etc

NEW DISCOVERIES – including Diseases Spread by Saliva, Parents Can Have Their Children Born with Noble Gifts, How Children are Born Either Bright or Stupid, Cigarette Cure, Vigorous Manhood, etc

OLD AGE – including Keep Old Age Out of System, Why Strong Men Die Young, How to Live Indefinitely, History and Wonders of X-Ray, etc

MATRIMONIAL PARTNER – including Whom to Marry or Not to Marry, Lecture to Girls, etc

HOME – including The Common Ideal, Sacred Duty of Motherhood, The Spurious Home, etc

HYGIENE – including The Digestive Organs, Quantity of Food, Manner of Taking Food, etc

HOW TO COOK FOOD – including Menus for Reducing Weight, How to Gain Weight, Homeopathy, etc

Measurements: approx 9-7/8" high x 6-1/2" wide x 3-1/8" thick

1010 numbered pages

Condition: typical wear for a nearly 90 year old book. General age spotting on the pages, wear and creasing to the spine, corners of the cover are rubbed, some edge soiling to the pages, a few of the last pages corner tips are folded.

Item ID: 5987

$165 USD

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