VERY GOOD INDEED. Book A fascinating work on prolonging life. Title page attributes authorship to 'an old physician'. On Copac author is stated as William Andrus Alcott. Alcott was an American educator, reformer and physician. His bibliography is extensive with 108 books. With an illustrated frontispiece. Health Without Physic explains what the reader can do to prolong their life and be happy without the need for medicine. This work discusses the influence between mind and body, passions and tempers, grief, diet, gluttony and the dangers of taking medicine. Condition: In a full calf binding with gilt stamping to the spine. Externally, very smart with a small amount of rubbing to the spine, particularly to the head and tail of spine. Some spots to boards and to the tail of spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with scattered spots to the first and last few pages. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.
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