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Mineral Springs of North America How to reach, and how to use them.

By: Moorman, J. J.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & Co: 1873

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13286

Condition: Very Good+; Beveled brown cloth and blind embossed hardcover with gilt spine titles and decoration, rubbed; frontispiece is a fold-out map of springs region in Virginia; clean pages except for scant ex-library marks (this was a non-circulated copy) ; tight binding; index; ads.


Two intact fold-out maps and 4 black & white plates. Starting in 1839, Dr. Moorman published several books on regional mineral springs and their medicinal benefits, and this is his first embracing all of North America. He was the attending physician at the White Sulpher Springs in West Virginia, which in the first half of the nineteenth century was the southern "Queen of the Watering Places". ; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 294 page... View more info