The Cauldron of Disease 1934 Are Waerland ~ British Alternative Health ~ William Arbuthnot Lane ~ New Health Society


Title: The Cauldron of Disease

Author: Are Waerland / With preface by Sir W. Arbuthnot Lane and Introduction by J. Ellis Barker

Description: Dark purple-ish grey cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Dampstained areas on boards. Small initials on front free endpaper, else interior is unmarked and generally clean (there is a small bit of dampstaining to the bottom corner edges of the final dozen or so pages. Errata slip tipped-in at p. 150. Five illustrated plates. Dust jacket damp soiled; large chip to bottom edge of rear panel; in an archival mylar sleeve. pp. 398, plus [1] advertising.

The account of Are Waerland (1876-1955), documenting his thirty-years search for health and presenting both his views on various health subjects and his particular techniques and methods for restoring and maintaining wellness (including the importance of sleeping outside). This instructive volume is written in an entertaining fashion and is full of anecdotes and personal experiences.

Preface by Sir William Arbuthnot Lane (1856-1943), Surgeon at Guy's Hospital, London, 1877-1883, 1888-1920; and founder and President of the New Health Society. Introduction by James Ellis Barker (1870-1948), an author, journalist, homeopath and naturopath who was influenced by the research of Arbuthnot Lane.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good+
Jacket Condition: Good–

Publisher: David Nutt (A. G. Berry)
Place: London
Year: 1934

Keywords: lactovegetarian, lacto-vegetarian, vegetarian, vegetarianism, health, wellness, New Health Society, British, alternative health, food therapy,

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