The Williams’ Electro-Medical Faradic Batteries. For Sale by German Electric Agency, 12 Vesey Street, New York, N. Y. Batteries, German Electric Agency.

The Williams’ Electro-Medical Faradic Batteries. For Sale by German Electric Agency, 12 Vesey Street, New York, N. Y.

[New York: n. p., ca. 1901]. First edition. Small 8vo, original pictorial glazed yellow wrappers, 15, [1] pages. Illus. Small chip from the upper corner of the front wrapper; some light soiling and wear; otherwise a nearly fine copy. Item #18202

Home battery systems, including the “20th Century Battery,” from the agency best known for its electric belts. The batteries are said to cure paralysis, rheumatism, neuralgia, etc., the whole illustrated with cuts of the batteries and wrapper illustrations of handsome women administering treatments to themselves. Atwater S-445 (suggesting publication date of [189-], though contemporary ads would suggest a ca. 1901 publicity push). OCLC notes only the Atwater copy at Rochester.

Price: $125.00

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