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Good for What Ails You

Dayton's Golden Age of Patent Medicine

Good for What Ails You( )
Author: Dalton, Curt
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Dayton was once a hotbed for patent medicine sellers and manufacturers. It was a time of Redfern's Indian Tonic and Hirsch's Ambition Tablets, of liniments and cure-alls, of pills and powders and the occasional health potion.Step inside this book and see the lure of the ads, almanacs, trade cards and testimonials that sold a city, as well as a nation, on the idea of do-it-yourself medication. Discover the story of a Dayton traveling medicine show, a failed cure that caused a young...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 11 x 0.24 Inches
Book Weight:0.7 Pounds

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