|Publisher||THE WORLD'S DISPENSARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION|
The World's Dispensary Medical Association, n.d. (1898) 62nd edition. In 1875 Dr. R.V. Pierce began to combine the practice of medicine with the "science" of marriage guidance, suggesting which temperaments were compatible and suitable for marriage, and which led to offspring of imbeciles, deformities, and idiocy. His medicine was published and followed sometimes happily and often fatally. Black & white illustrations with a few color plates. From the Introduction: "I purpose to express myself candidly and earnestly on all topics relating to health, and appeal to the common sense of the reader for justification."1008 pages.