La Grossesse. Ses Signes et ses Complications. [Cover title]
Saint Maur des Fossés: Imprimerie de l'Antiphlogistine, 1932. 19 x 11.5 cm (7-1/2" x 4-1/2"). 16 pp. Brown wrappers printed in black and orange with die-cut center, color illustrations. Light bumping and wear to wrapper corners and edge of die-cut; binding staples oxidized. Very Good.
Promotional booklet for l'Antiphlogistine, an alumina silicate gauze or pad treated with glycerine, iodine, boric acid, salicylic acid, and essence of mint, wintergreen and eucalyptus. Here, it is shown to treat various illnesses women experience, especially those related to pregnancy, including inflammation of the breast, breast abscesses, hemorrhoids, retroflexion of the uterus, retention of urine, cystitis and vaginal disorders. The booklet argues that l'Antiphlogistine combats "all infectious germs" and is "favorable for the function of the phagocytes" (our translation).
Uncommon. We find no other examples in OCLC or commerce.