Philadelphia: J. M. Stoddart & Co, .
Frontispiece, folding plate at p. 24, colored plates, diagrams in text. Text printed in blue within red rule border. 312 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue cloth decorated in red and gilt. Spine toned, ends a bit rubbed. Front inner hinge cracked but holding. Very good. Item #315935
“the Red ray awakens all the dorman Vitality in the Nervous System, and if administered at the right time and in the right way produces healthful activity within when disease has reduced the Vitality below the health standard”
Theory of light and its medical applications by Seth Pancoast (1823-1889), physician, Kabbalist, and founding member of the Theosophical Society, who was closely connected with H.P. Blavatsky during her residence in the United States. Pancoast’s son, Henry Khunrath Pancoast (1875-1939) worked in the first X-ray department while studying medicine at Penn, and was a pioneering radiologist.