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Quatuor Libri de Anima
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Quatuor Libri de Anima

By Amerbach Vitus

Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Modern full calf, light occasional wear, soiling, chips to page edges, generally at beginning and rear, a few pages rumpled at rear, scattered minor dampstains, a few old underlinings - generally very clean and an attractively printed, wide margined work. Adams A960. (2), 325, (71)pp. Errata and printer's mark at rear. Published in opposition to Melanchthon's Commentarius de Anima, Amerbach's Libri de Anima an important and very early work advancing psychology from its Aristotelian underpinnings. His work here caused him to abandon Luther's beliefs and reconvert to Catholicism. The famed naturalist Conrad Gesner collected his work on the spirit along with Melanchthon's and Amerbach's in 1563 as a sort of workbook for philosophy and medical students. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Religion & Theology. Inventory No: 046290.

$2500.00

Examen des Esprits
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Examen des Esprits

By Huarte Juan

Amsterdam: Jean de Ravestien, 1672. Later Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary overlapping vellum, wear to tail of spine, slight soiling. Old bookseller stamp and bookplate to pastedown. Lacking the printed title but with the engraved title and otherwise complete - scattered light foxing, otherwise bright and fresh internally. A sound, attractive French edition of this landmark Spanish work in psychology. Despite being frowned upon by the inquisition, Huarte's work spread across Europe. 629pp. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Medicine & Health. Inventory No: 044356.

$500.00

Fragmens Psychologiques sur la Folie (1834) bound with Discussion Médico-Légale sur la Folie ou Aliénation Mentale (1826) et Nouvelle Discussion...(1828)
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Fragmens Psychologiques sur la Folie (1834) bound with Discussion Médico-Légale sur la Folie ou Aliénation Mentale (1826) et Nouvelle Discussion...(1828)

By Leuret, François; Georget, Etienne

Paris: Crochard, 1834. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. Three seminal early works of psychiatry bound together in 1/4 cloth over marbled boards. Leuret was one of the most progressive thinkers and teachers of the early 19th century. Broca and Gratiolet were both students. 426pp, light browning to page edges and occasional mild foxing. Georget was less progressive but no less central - he is perhaps most famous for his classification of monomanias and his ideas on physiognomy that led him to commission a series of portraits of mental patients by Gericault (10 were completed, the most famous of which is Portrait of a Kleptomaniac.) Scattered light browning and foxing - 176pp and 101pp. Old Yale Library bookplate at front and date issued sheet at rear (isued once) but no other marks. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Science & Technology. Inventory No: 039826.

$500.00

A Dictionary of Psychological Medicine

By Tuke Daniel Hack

Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, 1892. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good. VG save for heavy wear through boards at the top right corner of each volume. "Giving the Definition, Etymology and Synonyms of the terms used in medical; psychology with the Symptoms, Treatment, and Pathology of Insanity and the Law of Lunacy in Great Britain and Ireland". Front joints slightly tender. This is the first USA edition. Size: Octavo (8vo). 2-volume set (complete). Text is clean and unmarked. Previous owner's book-plate laid in. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Inventory No: 037536.

$250.00