Madre Natura Versus the Moloch of Fashion: A Social Essay
Chatto & Windus, 1874 - 119 páginas
Leighton condemns the foolish dictates of fashion for much of women's ill health and argues that sensible clothing and a daily regimen of exercise and a nutritious diet are the keys to preserving women's health.
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