Des Maladies Mentales considérées sous les rapports médical, hygiénique et médico-légal...

Des Maladies Mentales considérées sous les rapports médical, hygiénique et médico-légal...
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Paris: Chez J. B. Balliere, 1838. 2 vols., 8vo., xviii, 678 pp., 864 pp., 27 plates. Contemporary quarter calf, marbled boards, blue speckled edges. Some rubbing to boards with corners slightly bent inward, internally bright; very good. First edition. The plates are usually bound in a seperate volume, here they are bound in text. Considered one of the first modern textbooks on psychiatry. Written by the doctor who operated the hospital at Charenton, the asylum best known for its inmate the Marquis de Sade. Gives portraits of various inmates and their particular ailments. Brunet II 7319. (Item Id: 106353)

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