Intestinal Ills: Chronic Constipation, Indigestion, Autogenetic Poisons, Diarrhea, Piles, etc , Also Auto-infection, Auto-intoxication, Anemia, Emaciation, etc. due to Prcotitis and Colitis.
New York: Knickerbocker Press, 1902.
Small octavo (20 x 13 cm.), xvi, 244 pages. An early printing (the first was issued in 1901), of this influential work. "The keynote of this book is Proctitis, inflammation of the anal and rectal canals" (page xv). Much of this text appeared originally in various issues of Health (N.Y.) and Omega (N.Y.) between 1898 and 1900. Jamison was an 1878 graduate of the Medical College of Fort Wayne, and ran a practice in Manhattan. His treatments were firmly within popular American medical approaches to these problems, and included drinking lots of spring water and warm water enemas twice daily (see Hoolihan). Light soil to endpapers and to textblock edges; light edgewear to textured burgundy cloth, titled in gilt. Near fine. [OCLC locates no copy of a 1902 printing, and twelve copies of all pre-1910 printings ; Hoolihan, Atwater Collection 1979].