Dr. Lazaretti’s Juno Cordial, or procreative elixir, “Be ye fruitful and multiply…”

New York: Judson & Co., 1844.

Folio broadsheet (13.5 x 9.5 cm.), [2] pages, printed recto and verso. Text in English on the recto, with summaries in Spanish and French on the verso. “It is at the same time so simple, and so efficacious, that while it can renovate the energies of a giant, a child can use it, not only with impunity, but with advantage…” A story is related about a childless woman, but after ten bottles of the stuff, she gives birth to a baby boy. Antonio Larzetti, M.D. was from Naples, Italy, but he now offers the rest of the world his golden elixir. Small closed tear at bottom edge, otherwise very good. [OCLC records four copies (Library Company, Harvard, Michigan, and Rochester)].

Price: $500.00