1838 1ed North American INDIAN Doctor Tribal Medicine Cures Mormons LDS Foster

FOSTER, Robert D

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Robert Foster was a 19th-century physician who was an important member of the Latter-Day Saints Church. However, shortly before he became entrenched with Joseph Smith and the LDS Church, he published a medical treatise on his time treating Native American Indians. He developed what he believed to be cures for asthma, palsy, dropsy, and even epilepsy – most of which included animal excrement!

 

A rare and highly valuable first edition of Fosters American Indian medical treatise.

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1838 1ed North American INDIAN Doctor Tribal Medicine Cures Mormons LDS Foster

 

Robert Foster was a 19th-century physician who was an important member of the Latter-Day Saints Church. However, shortly before he became entrenched with Joseph Smith and the LDS Church, he published a medical treatise on his time treating Native American Indians. He developed what he believed to be cures for asthma, palsy, dropsy, and even epilepsy – most of which included animal excrement!

 

A rare and highly valuable first edition of Fosters American Indian medical treatise.

 

Item number: #10582

Price: $1950

 

FOSTER, Robert D

 

The North American Indian doctor, or, Nature’s method of curing and preventing disease according to the Indians: containing a catechism of anatomy and physiology of between five and six hundred questions, with their correct answers, selected from the best authors in the world, for new beginners, or those who wish to study the science of anatomy

 

Canton, Ohio: Printed for the author, by Smith and Bevin, 1838. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [3], 4-154, [2]
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~6.75in X 4.5in (17cm x 11.5cm)
  • Exceedingly rare, valuable, and desirable

 

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10582

Categories

Medicine & Science

Religion

Authors

FOSTER, Robert D

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete