AALAND, Mikkel. Sweat: The Illustrated History and Description of the Finnish Sauna, Russian Bania, Islamic Hammam, Japanese Mushi-Buro, Mexican Temescal, and American Indian and Eskimo Sweatlodge.

(Santa Barbara, CA): Capra Press, 1978. First edition. Small quarto. 252 pages. Foreword by Leon Elder. A wonderful survey of historical and contemporary sweat bathing. Includes instructions for building your own sweat bath. Illustrated throughout. A good copy in wrappers, rubbed at edges, some creasing. Scarce.


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