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This OUT-OF-PRINT collector's gem shows how women had to do it all in the 1920's. Sounds as true today as it was then!!
Rare 1920's antiquarian first edition hardcover book - Everywoman's Home Doctor.
Over forty of England's finest medical and scientific specialists contributed.
Edited: Sir W Arbuthnot Lane - Scottish Surgeon Doctor. Publisher: Odham's Press Ltd, London, England, Great Britain. Copyright circa 1925-probable first edition.
Profusely illustrated, EXQUISITE black & white drawings & photographs. Full page black & white plates and frontispiece photo of Sir Lane.
Anatomical pictures, medical diagrams and charts, atheletes Photos do not fully capture hues and elaborate detail; wait until you see up close. WOW!
Typically found in household reference libraries, a complete encyclopedic resource for everything. Visiting the doctor was an infrequent occurrence even for financially comfortable families.
Important aspects of a woman's - mother's work at home during the mid-20th century, she was responsible for the health of the entire family.
SIR LANE Introduction:
Every man and woman in community is interested in health. This book has no intention of supplanting medical man, broad aim is to provide for all interested persons, especially mothers, guardians of health in home.
Source of accurate up-to-date information and practical service to maintain the physical and mental fitness essential for happy contented lives.
Expectant Mother - all aspects of Maternity, Midwives,
Birth to Five Years - every aspect of baby care covered
Ailments of Childhood, Growing Family,
Healthy Diet, Fitness, Sports - Athletes, Runners plus,
Hygiene, Exercises for Women, Home First Aid,
Woman & Her Beauty - Cosmetics, make-up etc,
Foods w/ Vitamins, Nutrition, Natural Health
Special Health Problems of Women,
Sickness in Home, Mental Illness,
Home Medicine - Natural care, using herbs,
Elderly care & so much more.
*YOU can build a home with all information included. Filled with many aspects of building green way before Eco home design has became popular:
Ideal house, home design, construction,
Eco friendly design, interior design, hygienic beds,
kitchen cabinets, appliances, floor coverings,
artificial lighting, modern principles of construction,
radiant heat, electricity & much more.
*Pictorial History - very extensive:
Mothers, Children, Women, Babies,
Doctors, Nurses, Hospitals, Sports,
Medical Diagrams, Food, Charts,
Home Design, Construction,
Advertising and so much more.
Oversize heavy hardcover, sturdy brick red decorated boards and blind stamped logo, gilt spine titles, 512pp glossy, 10" x 7". Binding tight. NOT ex-lib.
Excellent vintage condition for age. Pages excellent overall/bright/clean-light wear-light yellowing-few pp spotting-light creasing-title pp/fbep light foxing.
Bright gilt cover titles. Cover very good-some shelfwear-fading-spotting-scuffing-some end spinewear-tears/corners bumped-frayed and boards peek.
Do not pass up this hard-to-find vintage gem; will make a FABULOUS gift!!
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