Overweight and Underweight; Metropolitan Life Insurance Company; Canadian Head Office – Ottawa

$75.00

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company [of Canada]

1 in stock

Description

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company [of Canada]. Overweight and Underweight; Metropolitan Life Insurance Company; Canadian Head Office – Ottawa. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Metropolitan Life Insurance Company [of Canada], N.D. [Circa 1953]. First printing. pp. 32. Small 8vo., measuring 20 cm tall. Illustrated stapled card covers bearing an image of a scale to the front cover with small illustration of the headquarters of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company of Canada to centre of rear cover. Black and white charts, tables, illustrations et al. Sections include: ‘The Causes of Overweight’, ‘The Dangers of Overweigth’, ‘Danger in Using Reducing Drugs’, ‘Low-Calorie Menus’, ‘What is Correct Weigth’, ‘High-Calorie Menus’, ‘Food Tables’, et al. No detectable flaws, contents bright, clean and unmarked with tight, sound stapled binding; near fine. Scarce with no known copies of this title with Ottawa as the place of publication housed among any known institutions including: McGill University, Osler Library of Medicine, Guelph University: Archives and Special Collections. From the Foreword: “This booklet has been prepared for those people who are either too fat or too thin because of certain ways of living which can be changed safely”. Stapled Wraps. (#1081) $75.00