FOOTE, E. B.
The seven wonders of the human body and some of its freaks. An illustrated lecture of popular physiology.
[Together with] Autotoxæmia self poisoned blood. Explaining the origin, relation and treatment of a variety of common ailments and chronic diseases. [Cover title : Human wonders, freaks and diseases]. New York : Murray Hill Publishing Co., 1892. Octavo, decorated wrappers (lacking the lower wrapper), edges worn, old sticker to upper wrapper, pp. 68; 149; [1 – advertisement], numerous illustrations; insect damage to a few pages, mainly to the margins, occasional stains.
Two illustrated essays about human physiology. The first details the basis of anatomy through comparisons to deviations from the norm (giantism, muscular atrophy, albinism, vestigial tailbones, etc). The second details the conditions and symptoms of autotoxæmia, the illnesses attributed to impurities in the blood stream.
Rare. OCLC locates three copies of the first pamphlet and two copies of the second pamphlet (both separately published), and three copies of the edition containing both works, as offered here.