AUGUST FLOWER AND GERMAN SYRUP ALMANAC, 1889. G. G. Green.
AUGUST FLOWER AND GERMAN SYRUP ALMANAC, 1889

AUGUST FLOWER AND GERMAN SYRUP ALMANAC, 1889

Woodbury, NJ: L.M. Green Co., 1888. First Edition. Original Wrappers. 32pp; engraved illustrations of the Green headquarters and grounds, including two full-page views of the Laboratory. Includes weather-diary pages (unused) for each month, along with promotional text regarding Green's curatives and testimonials by ecstatic users. Bound in gilt-stamped brown wrappers, made to resemble a leather book with clasps. 9" x 6.75" Very Good. Item #037063

Briefly, here are some of Green's elaborate claims. "German Syrup cures Consumption ... German Syrup cures Bronchitis ... Asthma ... Tuberculosis ... Pneumonia ... Pleurisy ... Colds .... It cures all diseases of the respiratory organs .... August Flower cures Piles ... Liver and Kidney complaints ... Dyspepsia ... Dizziness or Vertigo ... Sick Headache ... Bad Breath ... Debility and Tired Feeling ... Epilepsy or Fits ... Neuralgia ... Diseases of Women .... Ague Conqueror cures Chills and Fever ... Ague Cake ... Bilious Fever ... Dengue or Break Bone Fever ... Typhoid Fever ...," &c., &c. The descriptions are lengthy and assertive. [WorldCat records holdings of Green's 1890 almanac, but not this 1889 one.].

Price: $45.00

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