Title The Buckeye Folding Vapor Bath Cabinets for Man Woman and Child. Price $5.00 to $10.00
Book Condition Good
Publisher Toledo, Ohio
Seller ID 006146
Promoting the medicinal benefits of a portable and folding cabinet that can be used to simulate a sauna or steambath. Circa 1900. 12mo. 15 by 9 cm. 36 pp., including cover. The ailments the booklet claims are remedied via this contraption include asthmas, bronchial troubles, croup, lung disease, rheumatism, pneumonia, consumption, lead poisoning, kidney disease, dropsy, etc. Not to mention obesity, gin live and nervous diseases! In typical medical nostrum promos of the day, it promises the sky, with numerous testimonials. Blue and white illustrations on cover and several within. Scarce, with no copies of this listed on OCLC First Search and only one item at all regarding this product on OCLC -- an eight leaf flyer from 1880 at the U. of Toledo. Condition: dampstain on cover and running throughout. Tiny corner chip on front cover.