25 items of printed ephemera relating to The British Weleda Co. Ltd., suppliers of Anthroposophic medicines developed by Rudolf Steiner and Dr Ita Wegman, including handbills and issues of 'Weleda News'. With 3 items about the Wala Association Ltd.

[The British Weleda Co. Ltd., suppliers of Anthroposophic medicines [Wala Association Ltd, East Grinstead; Rudolf Steiner; Dr Ita Wegman]
Publication details: 
The 28 items dating from between 1938 and 1958: the 25 Weleda items from 24 Crawford St, London W1, and The Chantry, Fladbury, Worcestershire; the 3 Wala items from 15 Moat Road, East Grinstead, Sussex.
SKU: 11930

From the papers of Major Reginald Kersey Green and his son the nuclear physicist Robert Kersey Green. The magazines are mostly in 4to, and the advertisements mostly in 12mo. Printed in a variety of styles on a range of different coloured papers, with illustrations and photographs. In good condition, on aged paper, except for one heavily-stained item, and another with light staining to back wrap. Comprising: ONE. 'The Weleda Journal' ('Gratis to all interested in the Weleda'), No. 1, September 1938. Including the unattributed articles: 'The Development of the Weleda' and 'Short Survey of Weleda Products'. TWO. Eleven issues of 'Weleda News' ('Published by The British Weleda Co. Ltd. Fladbury, Pershore, Worcs.') between June 1951 to Christmas 1958. Nos. 6, 7, 9, 10, 14-20. Containing a range of articles, including (in issue 19 for December 1957) 'The story of the British Weleda and its new home' by Gordon Green. THREE. Twelve handbill advertisements, all undated. The headings read: 'Weleda preparations. Price List', 'Weleda Birch Elixir', 'Gencydo', 'Weleda Toilet Preparations', 'Dystempo, A Prompt and Certain treatment for Dog's Distemper', 'Weleda Clairo Tea', 'Weleda Christmas Gifts', 'Weleda Winter Remidies', 'Weleda Rosemary Toilet Preparations', 'Announcing Balsamicum, a new Weleda Product'. FOUR. Statement of account on company letterhead. 1p., 4to, printed in red. Made out to 'R. Kersey Green', and dated 12 April 1940. FIVE. Mimeographed typed circular, dated February 1964, 'Wala Information Sheet' of the same date, and handbill advertisement for 'Wala Elixirs'. The British Weleda Co. Ltd opened in London in March 1925 as an importing company of the natural medicines of Steiner and Wegman; it now operates from Ilkeston, Derbyshire.