Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription (ca. 1890)
Pierce's Pleasant Pellets.
World's Dispensary Medical Assoc., Buffalo, N.Y.
Pierce's "Snake Oil all purpose medicine". Early Pierce publications like this one are rare. Dr. Pierce is unquestionable the most successful American quack, from finacial point of view, who have poisoned countless Americans with their harmful "medicines". For futher reading see A.J. Cramp, Nostrums and Quackery.
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Secure binding with clean pages and corner creases. 7-1/2 x 5 with 15 pages. Undated circa 1890. Light cover creases and small fore edge tear.