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New York: Proprietors of Dr. Herrick's Family Medicines, (1884).. (1884).. Very good. - Octavo, printed cream self-wraps.  pages. Title vignette & numerous textual illustrations in black & cream. The outer pages are lightly foxed & soiled. Very good.
Much of the content of this almanac consists of ads for Herrick's Family Medicines and paragraphs on diseases with the appropriate Herrick's remedies. Even the rhymes and anecdotes promote the medicines. For example, in "The Love Songs of the Japs", the Japanese girl with a headache and dyspepsia pines for the arrival of her lover to cure her, while the sensible American girl asks for Herrick's Liver Pills.
Title: NATIONAL CALENDAR OR HERRICK'S ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR OF OF OUR LORD 1885 / Being, until July 4th, the 109th of American Independence, / In Which Are Contained, Among Other Useful and Entertaining Matters, the Remarkable Eclipses, Lunations, Conjunctions and Aspects, with Tables of the Rising and Setting of the Sun and Moon, the Tides, and a Notice of the Sun's Four Cardinal Ingresses. (Cover title)
Publisher: New York: Proprietors of Dr. Herrick's Family Medicines, (1884).: (1884).
Book Condition: Very good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 16601
Keywords: MEDICAL; ADVERTISING; ALMANAC; DR. HERRICK'S FAMILY MEDICINES; NATIONAL CALENDAR OR HERRICK'S ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR OF OF OUR LORD 1885; ILLUSTRATIONS; RHYMES; ANECDOTES; DISEASES; REMEDIES; NINETEENTH CENTURY; 19TH CENTURY.