The Home Physician & Guide to Health: 1930 (9653)
Signs Publishing Company, Warburton, Victoria, Australia, 1930.
"A treatise on the prevention and cure of disease; not intended to take the place of the family physician, but to aid the reader in co-operating with him intelligently."
Brown, leather-bound book, elaborately tooled cover and spine with short title on front in black and full title indented into spine. 943 pages, edges marbled in blue, white and brown. End pages marbled in brown and cream, and marbled edging to pages.
There are 32 Colour Plates throughout this book! Fabulous!
The book is divided into nineteen sections on: Health; Home Hygiene and Sanitation; The Home Sanitarium; First Aid Emergencies; Foods; The Digestive System; The Circulatory System; Lymph and Ductless Glands; The Nervous System; The Respiratory System; Bones, Joints and Muscles; The Skin; Eye, Ear, Nose; The Urinary System; The Reproductive System; The Mother and Child; Transmissible Diseases; Disease and Health in the Tropics; and General Diseases.
Illustrated throughout with over 230 black and white engravings. Contains a general index, an index of symptoms, and list of Sanitariums and hospitals world wide at the back of the book.
Condition: The binding is in very good condition. The cover has moderate wear - the back of the spine needs repair and the front of the cover is loose. The pages are in good condition - just a few have torn but are still intact.