New York: Wood & Holbrook, 1871.
Hardcover. Good. 244 pp, with illustrations, index. Publisher's brown cloth, with spine gilt mostly faded. Some general wear and soiling to exterior, light soiling and spotting to endpapers and some pages; text clean. No dust jacket. Includes chapters on the perfect man and woman, temperaments, "laws of human configuration," effects of mental culture, social conditions and occupations, effects of climate and locality, the art of beauty, and other topics, as well as many portraits and illustrations of gymnastic exercises (some rather comical). The author was a physician and editor of the Rural Carolinian.