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, -312,  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.