The Water Cure (c.1857)

[ Thomas Onwhyn ]

Pleasures Of The Water Cure: By A Patient Who Has Been Well Drench'd And Wrench'd And Restored To Health. Portraits Of Celebrated Water Doctors

Published: Rock & Co.

Date: c.1857

Unpaginated [12 pp.]. Original oblong cream-coloured paper wrappers with engraved illustration and title. Six leaves, each with two humourous engravings with captions beneath. Caricatures of the popular Victorian revival of hydrotherapy. Wrappers slightly marked, but remarkably fresh and complete. Foxing throughout, affecting images. Only two copies found, at Wellcome and Oxford. Scarce item

Very Good

original wraps


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