Patrick Pollak

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On the Constitutional Origin, and Treatment of Local Diseases [drop-head title] - a disbound and broken copy of this title used as a substrate for medical/dental newspaper advertisements of the eighteenth century, 53 in all.

These are pasted to the rectos of the leaves, either dated in the text or with a pencilled date added and provide a unusual overview of the vitality of quack medicine-sellers of 250 years ago.


*SEE : WILLIAM HELFAND - Quack Quack Quack. The sellers of nostrums in Prints, Posters, Ephemera & Books. 2002.

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Stock No. 64195

Price: 135.00