Mesmerism; Its History, Phenomina, and Practice: With Reports of Cases Developed in Scotland
Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Fraser and Co. 1843, First Edition. Hard Cover, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Early writings on animal magnetism which influenced other spiritualism and early occult writers. William Lang also wrote 'Hypnotism' with Chauncy Hare Townsend in 1844, as well as updating this book with additions written with Hare Townsend also in 1844. Chapters on the history and origins of mesmerism, theories of Mesmer along with opions fromCuvier, Gall, Ellitson, Braid and others, Mesmeric phenomena and states, Mersmerism applied to Medicine, 8 case studies, methods, Phreno-Mesmerism, various experiments written up, conclusions. CONDITION pp xii 240. Copy is very tight and crisp (may have been reglued at some stage) with some finger marks internally, cloth is wrinkled and fade, lemon eps, have grease mark to edges at front and gutter split with mull intact, hole to rear ep, name to rear pastedown,top of title page has been cut open raggedly with no loss, mostly bright with toning near ends. Good/N/A.
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Keywords: Spiritualims, Phrenology Hynotism Occult