Vitalogy [1939]


By E.H. Ruddock, M.D.

Iconic home health book from early 20th Century

Out of stock


  • New Edition [Vitalogy Association, Chicago, 1939]; xii, 1010 pages; black leatherette boards, stylised gold title to front board, gold titling on spine, green marbled endpapers, red marbled block edges, front gilt a little rubbed, scratched on rear board, small white paint marks on front near edge, an excellent copy
  • Home treatment handbook found in US households in the early 19th Century
  • With pull-out anatomical diagrams of inner organs & brain
  • Front cover art immortalised by Pearl Jam with their studio album Vitalogy [1994]