How I Developed My Bust and Removed My Wrinkles

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Mae Edna Wilder . Rochester, NY, 1911. 16 pages. 19 cm x 10 cm. Mae Edna Wilder, AKA Maria Weilert, was involved in a notorious US Supreme Court decision – Lumiere v. Mae Edna Wilder, Inc. – exploitation/fraud through drug store distribution and direct sales agents. This did not stop her and her partners “in a cosmetics firm” from flogging a skin cream through the mail, sold for its beneficial effects on various parts of the body. This scheme purported to use “glandular food” (cream) along with an electrical apparatus they sold which would “make ones breasts grow firm and increase in size”. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos of “before and after”. Crisp clean copy. Orig. gray wraps. Near fine. staplebound.