Traité Médico-Philosophique sur l'Aliénation mentale, ou la Manie.
Two engraved plates & one folding printed table. lvi, 318 pp. 8vo, fine cont. marbled sheep, spine nicely gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: Richard et al., An IX .
First edition and a lovely copy of an important book. This work, which “presented the textual foundation of psychiatry, stands as the first great publication of the nineteenth century in clinical medicine, and at the same time as one of the paradigmatic expressions of the medical and scientific revolution that was taking place in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.”–Grolier Club, One Hundred Books Famous in Medicine... More