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1952 First Edition: The Complete Book of Mothercraft: A Collection of Expert Advice for Successful Parenthood
The Complete Book of Mothercraft: A Collection of Expert Advice for Successful Parenthood is a comprehensive guide written by twenty-five leading specialists in the field of child and maternal care. Published in 1952, this first edition book offers a wealth of knowledge and guidance for parents, covering various aspects of child-rearing and maternal health. With 894 pages of expert advice from physicians, pediatricians, psychologists, psychiatrists, educators, gynecologists, and obstetricians, this book serves as an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to navigate the challenges of parenthood. Despite its considerable signs of wear, including rubbing, tears, staining, a cracked inside spine, and some pencil markings, the content of this book remains intact and highly informative and a historial witness to medical practices of its time.
1950 First Edition – Physical Attraction and Your Hormones: A Modern Guide to Beauty, Vitality, and Health by Nina Katherine Lunn
Physical Attraction and Your Hormones by Nina Katherine Lunn serves as a modern guide to beauty, vitality, and health. Published in 1950, the book focuses on the relationship between physical attraction and hormones, providing readers with insights on how to enhance their physical appearance and overall well-being. The book covers a range of topics including skincare, haircare, weight management, and exercise, providing practical tips and advice on how to achieve a healthy and attractive body.
1919: Hygiene for Young People, a Reader for Pupils in Form III on the Public Schools, by A. P. Knight
Hygiene for Young People is a non-fiction book written by A. P. Knight, a Professor of Physiology at Queen’s University in Kingston. The book was published in 1919 and recommended by the Minister of Education for use in school libraries in Ontario. The book is intended for pupils in Form III on public schools and provides information on hygiene and health practices.
The book is a historical artifact with a grey hardcover cloth volume and black lettering on the cover and spine. The wear, staining, and fading on the cover are due to heavy use and the passage of time. The book belonged to Jack Dudgeon, as signed on various pages, and has some fingerprints and dog ears throughout.