MAGIC, MYTH AND MEDICINE.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Taplinger Publishing Company, (1974) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dust jacket: "Whatever reason is given for being ill, a vast body of preventive and therapeutic folk medicine and practice has evolved through the centuries. Many of these 'cures' have a surprisingly scientific basis, and, in the light of modern knowledge, are far more efficacious than might be imagined from the beliefs on which they are founded. This fascinating book examine folk medicine from many countries, traces its origins and development and describes its surprising survival into this scientific and computerized age." Illustrated, bibliography, index. 192 pp. ISBN: 0-800850467.
Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (some sunning to the spine, minor edgewear to dj)