Old Age Its Cause and Prevention : the Story of an Old Body and Face Made Young

By: Bennett, Sanford

Price: $50.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends, corners and spine joints of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing, wear and spots of fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. The front endpaper has been hastily removed by a former owner. And the bottom edge of page 53 has an edge tear. "Bennett at the age of 50 had become an old man in poor health, suffering from a number of chronic complaints and many wrinkles. Despairing of relief from doctors and drugs he finally devised a series of some 35 different exercises to be done in bed before arising in the morning. After following them faithfully for years he had become, in all respects, a young man at 70. This was attested by medical examinations. His face had become smooth without a single wrinkle. His theory was that the body gets old through the accumulation of mineral deposits in the tissues, which finally become stiff and inelastic. The object of his exercises was to contract and then relax all the muscles and tissues to squeeze the mineral deposits out to be carried off in the blood stream. In 1912 he followed with another book called 'Old Age - Its Cause & Prevention' " (Sanford Bennet webpage)

Title: Old Age Its Cause and Prevention : the Story of an Old Body and Face Made Young

Author Name: Bennett, Sanford

Categories: Health,

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Publisher: New York, Physical Culture Publishing Co.: 1912

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: A37748

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