Mali di Moda e Rimedi di Attualita. Mario Musella.

Mali di Moda e Rimedi di Attualita

Milano: Ulrico Hoepli Editore, 1938 / XV. Paperback. 189p., rubricated titlepage, plentiful b&w illustrations (photography and diagrams on inserted coated stock), softbound first edition in 7.5x5 inch printed frenchfold wraps and decorated dust jacket. Jacket is somewhat soiled and edgeworn, and it and the cardstock cover are touched with a little foxing as is the untrimmed foredge. Otherwise clean, a sound copy with no ownership or other markings, good to very good.

Essays by Musella on popular treatments of a variety of diseases, plus (and opposed to) real causes and treatment --malaria, Hodgkin and Parkinson's diseases, eugenics (how Fascismo keeps Italians pure), tuberculosis, fever, poison gas (wartime, of course), pneumonia. Also find pieces on sanitation, current charatan approaches such as Christian Science, and more.

Cat.No: 227587

Price: $35.00