De la Kola (Sterculia Acuminata): Etude Physiologique et Therapeutique

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    First Edition.

    28cm x 23cm. 108 pages, black and white illustrations. Lettered wrappers. Text is in French.

    Kola (Sterculia Acuminata): Physiological and Therapeutic Study. A detailed study of the physiological and therapeutic uses of the African stimulant Gotu Kola. In the original Doctor of Medicine Thesis wrappers, reissued as a monograph in the same year. An advertisement for Fisher & Co’s Mighty Alok Kola Nut tonic in The Brisbane Courier, 1898 quotes Monnet’s report: “I gave a strong infusion of Kola Nut to a railroad track layer, who was suffering from ‘blue devil’s’ (hypochondria) extremely, and within two hours he felt like going to his hard duties, and laughed and talked.”

    Chipping to spine head and tail. Tanning to wrapper extremities. Unopened. Good Condition.

    $500.00 AUD

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