KEEP THIS PAMPHLET AND PRESERVE IT: YOU WILL FIND MANY VALUABLE RECIPES IN IT FOR THE DISEASES OF CATTLE, &C. &C. IT IS IN FACT A FARRIER CONDENSED-- GIVING THE REALLY USEFUL INFORMATION AND REJECTING THE SUPERFLUOUS. THE GREATEST AND MOST EXTRAORDINARY DISCOVERY OF ANCIENT OR MODERN TIMES, AND WHICH HAS PERFORMED THE MOST WONDERFUL CURES ON RECORD, IS THE GREAT ARABIAN REMEDY FOR MAN AND BEAST, H.G. FARRELL'S CELEBRATED ARABIAN LINIMENT.

Peoria, Illinois: [1849]. 16pp. Stitched, illustrated title page. Toned uniformly, closed tear at upper corner of last leaf [no loss, partial archival tape repair]. Good+.

A rare Peoria imprint. "Look well and be sure you are not deceived!" The pamphlet is filled with information on the Arabian Liniment, and replete with enthusiastic testimonials. Hiram G. Farrell began his career in 1836 as a clerk in his brother's Peoria drugstore; he was fourteen years old. The two would have a falling-out: each advertised the Arabian Liniment, and claimed the other's was inferior. H.G. retired in 1903 at the age of 80, "a shrewd and industrious druggist" who "made a fortune from Farrell's Arabian Liniment" [Bogard, 'Peoria's Pioneer Druggists, the Farrells, and Farrell's Arabian Liniment', in 24 Pharmacy in History 99-105 (1982)].
Not in Byrd or McMurtrie [Peoria imprints]. Not located on OCLC as of June 2018. Item #35100

Price: $350.00

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