Germany Spas and Watering Places

Germany Spas and Watering Places

45.00

Hohlwein, Ludwig (cover illustration). Germany, the Land of Healing by Professor Dr. H. Vogt, President of the Reich Institute German Balneology. Berlin: Reichsbahnzentrale fur den Deutschen Reiseverkehr, 1936. 80 pages. 22 x 10.5 cm. Tourism publication to encourage travel and health during the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. Highlighting the great variety of German spas for every ailment. Four page introductory essay by Dr. H. Vogt, an early pioneer in child neurology. Vogt would later leave academic neurology and settle into private practice in balneology (the science of the therapeutic uses of bathing). "XIth Olympic Games Berlin German 1936" printed on verso of cover, "Richard Wagner Festival Performances in Bayreuth 19th-30th July 1936 18th-31st August" printed on verso of back cover. Interior clean, front cover corner peeling with 3 cm loss to type. Color illustrated pamphlet. Good. Staplebound. 

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