DEPARTMENT Of GYNÆCOLOGY, Surgical Hotel. Samuel Brubaker Hartman, 1830 - 1918.
DEPARTMENT Of GYNÆCOLOGY, Surgical Hotel.
DEPARTMENT Of GYNÆCOLOGY, Surgical Hotel.

DEPARTMENT Of GYNÆCOLOGY, Surgical Hotel.

Columbus, Ohio: (1895). 1st Edition. [10], 98, [4] pp. Last 2 pages blank. 3rd page with Hartman Sanitarium promotional leaflet affixed, covering over the printed matter. Illustrated. 9" x 5-3/4". Original publisher's buff paper wrappers. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Geneal wear & soiling to covers, Very Good. Item #49079

Hartman, despite being a legitimate medical doctor, was later exposed as a popular medicine charlatan, who marketed a highly alcoholic nostrum called Peruna, said to cure Catarrh, which he asserted was associated with most illnesses. It was immensely successful, and made the man wealthy, but he readily admited the elixir did not really cure anything.. "They see my advertising. They read the testimonials. They are convinced. They have faith in Peruna. It gives them a gentle stimulant, and so they get well.” [Sullivan. The Peruna Story. 2007].

But in 1895, Hartman was [primarily] practicing true medicine, and herein discusses women's gynecological issues & diseases, with means to address same at his Columbus Sanitarium.

A rare booklet on the subject of gynecology, with OCLC showing 4 institutional holdings, of which just 2 are in the US.

Price: $275.00

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