Sea-Air and Sea-Bathing (Classic Reprint)

Sea-Air and Sea-Bathing (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Sea-Air and Sea-Bathing Bathing is resorted to for the Objects of health, pleasure, and cleanliness 3 sea-bathing, for the two former especially, since salt-water is much less active as a cleansing agent than fresh, and the usual circum stances and mode Of its employment are much less favorable for thorough washing than are those of the fresh-water bath. And yet, if the skin is kept in a state of activity by exercise, the complete immersion Of the body in even salt-water will carry away its secre tions, and a great deal of the effete cuticle or scarf skin will be gotten rid of. By energetic use of the towel in the process of drying. This is the true rationale Of a pure skin 3 and many a sweaty. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243265085
  • 9780243265084