Physiology, Animal and Mental: Applied to the Preservation and Restoration of Health of Body, and Power of Mind . . . Fifth Edition. Fowler, rson, quire.

Physiology, Animal and Mental: Applied to the Preservation and Restoration of Health of Body, and Power of Mind . . . Fifth Edition.

New York: Fowlers and Wells, Phrenological Cabinet, 131 Nassau Street, 1849. Stated fifth edition. 8vo (7.5 x 4.88 inches), original blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt pictorial spine, [1-6], [i]-xii, [19]-312, [4] pages. Illus. A little foxed; slightly rubbed and bumped; a very good, bright copy. Item #20468

A popular physiology on phrenological principles, but also touching on water cure principles, ventilation reform, rational dress, meatless diets, etc. Four pages of advertisements for kindred Fowlers & Wells publications, including a fine portrait of water cure journal editor Joel Shew. One gathering a trifle shaken. See Atwater 1497, noting a fifth edition dated 1848.

Price: $75.00

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