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Doctors of the Mind: The Story of Psychiatry by  Marie Beynon Ray - Hardcover - 1942 - from Black Sheep Books (SKU: 001481)

Doctors of the Mind: The Story of Psychiatry

Doctors of the Mind: The Story of Psychiatry by  Marie Beynon Ray - Hardcover - 1942 - from Black Sheep Books (SKU: 001481)

Doctors of the Mind: The Story of Psychiatry

by Ray, Marie Beynon

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  • hardcover
Condition
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About This Item

Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1942 Marie Beynon Ray writes about the pioneers of psychiatry. She talks about Mesmer and the hypnosis he developed, about Freud and psychoanalysis, about Sakel and his discovery of the insulin-shock treatment for schizophrenia, about Wagner-Jauregg who injected the deadly malaria germ into the insane and about a clinic in Rome where electricity was thrown into the bodies of schizophrenics and of many other experiments. Grey cloth, blue titling to front and spine, bookseller's sticker to last pastedown, 335 pages. Light edge wear, darkening to front endpapers. Dust jacket has edge and shelf wear and fraying to spine ends, small open tear to top of back, tape repair to a closed tear to top of back, a few creases, price clipped. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/Good-. Illus. by Ray, Ruth. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Black Sheep Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
001481
Title
Doctors of the Mind: The Story of Psychiatry
Author
Ray, Marie Beynon
Illustrator
Ray, Ruth
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good+ to Very Good-
Jacket condition
Good-
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Little, Brown & Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1942
Keywords
Medicine, Psychiatry, Medical History, Psychology, Psychiatry,
Bookseller catalogs
Health & Wellness; Psychology;
Size
8vo - over 7¾\" - 9¾\" tall

Terms of Sale

Black Sheep Books

Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have.

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Black Sheep Books

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Biblio.com member since: 2004
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia
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About Black Sheep Books

We are an independent, locally-owned shop dedicated to books and the people who love them. Here you will find two floors packed with volumes of enduring value, including familiar favourites, contemporary fiction, guides, books of local interest, and non-fiction titles covering everything from outer space to inner peace. We also have marine charts, art cards, unique prints, hand-crafted bags, and many other intriguing items. Located at Grace Point Square in the Village of Ganges, close to marinas and Salt Spring\'s renowned Saturday Market, we are open every day except Christmas and New Year\'s. If you want to pick-up a book you saw online, please call or e-mail ahead as many of our listings are kept in a separate storage facility.

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