Good. B000860NSK No dust jacket. Cover is scuffed/smudged. Pages slightly brown from age. Binding feels slightly loose but is secure. A good, solid reading copy. Your purchase supports a non-profit organization that promotes literacy and recycling through a free book share program!
Minor edge soiling, G. Taft's prefaces discuss wars. Chapters on food, air, poisons, activity, public, mental & race hygiene, weight, exercise, alcohol, tobacco, colds, mortality, eugenics. Authorized by & Prepared in Collaboration with the Hygiene Reference Board of the Life Extension Institute. Nineteenth Edition, Completely Revised. NY & London: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1932. xxxi, 371 pages, publisher's ads. Frontispiece of William H. Taft, few halftone plates, Philippinos & soldier walking, good & bad shoes, x-rays of feet, teeth, drawings of exercises. 7.25x5", paperback.
Good with no dust jacket. A 100% readable copy, in a blue cloth binding; text appears generally clean and unmarked, with a couple of bent corners, o/w no creased or torn pages; binding shows light soiling, a small stain to front and moderate wear; hinges loosening, but still well-attached; edges of text block soiled. Charts, tables, graphs.; "The purpose of this book is to spread knowledge of Indvidual Hygiene and thus to promote the aims of the Life Extension Institute. These may be summarized briefly as: (1) to provide the individual and the physician with the latest and best conclusions on individual hygiene; (2) to ascertain the exact and special needs of the individual through periodic health examinations; (3) to induce all persons who are found to be in need of medical attention to visit their physicians."; 5 x 7 1/2 inches; 345 pages.
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