THE PHUNNY BOOK. PUBLISHED BY EPHRIAM MUGGINS, M.D. PRICE 10 CENTS. FREE IF YOU WISH IT.

[Burlington, VT? 1874?]. 4 1/4" x 6 3/8". 32pp, stitched, illustrated. Minor wear, Very Good.

"In the pages of this little book will be found remedies for all the ills that afflict mankind, except possibly women's rights and the Beecher Scandal... I do not publish this book to make money. I am too rich already."
Humor and medical advice are freely dispensed. Advertised remedies include: Dr. Roger's Compound Syrup of Liverwort, Tar and Canchalagua; Egyptian Rat and Vermin Destroyer; Phalon's Vitalia and Select Preparations for the Hair, the Skin and the Handkerchief; Packer's All-Healing Tar Soap; Knapp's Throat Cure; Park's Balsam of Wild Cherry and Tar; Holloway's Pills and Ointment; Charles's London Cordial [Gin]. Most are prepared and sold by the Metropolitan Medicine Company or Manhattan Medicine Company, at 9 College Place, New York.
OCLC 8035389 [5-serial] [as of August 2016]. Item #33222

Price: $175.00

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