Medical Inquiries and Observations, upon the Diseases of the Mind.

By: Rush, Benjamin

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First edition, second issue. Recently rebound, cloth over marbled boards, new endpapers & flyleaves. Library blind stamp on title page, no other library marks. Three light spots on title page, pages a bit toned. 1812 Hard Cover. viii, 367, [4] pp. 8vo. An important work by the father of American psychiatry, who was also instrumental in the founding of the United States. Garrison-Morton 4924: 'The first American textbook on psychiatry, and, considering the state of that science in Rush’s time, one of the most noteworthy.'

Title: Medical Inquiries and Observations, upon the Diseases of the Mind.

Author: Rush, Benjamin

Categories: Disabilities & Mental Illness, 19th Century and Earlier, Early Imprints,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Kimber & Richardson: 1812

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2161394

Keywords: MEDICAL MEDICINE MENTAL HEALTH ILLNESS MIND DISEASES INSANITY PSYCHOLOGY PSYCHOLOGICAL AILMENTS ABNORMAL PSYCH,