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Report on the Condition of the Insane Poor in the County Poor Houses of New York (Series: New...
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Report on the Condition of the Insane Poor in the County Poor Houses of New York (Series: New York [State] Legislature. Assembly. Doc. no. 19. Transmitted to the Legislature January 13, 1865)

by [Insane Poor]. Willard, Sylvester D.

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Albany: Charles Van Benthuysen, 1865. First Edition. Fair. 8vo. 70 pp. Original paper wrappers, browned with age-spots throughout, small chips along the edges, large chip on bottom of back wrapper, back wrapper covered in (nonsensical?) mathematical scribbles. On front wrapper a stamp reading "Respects of Wm. H. Gleason, 1865. Member of Assembly." A complete copy in fair condition, priced accordingly. The important "Willard Report," issued at the zenith of the American Civil War, on the often deplorable conditions of the insane poor in institutions throughout New York State. This, the so-called "Willard Report," had a significant impact on improving said conditions, not only in New York but beyond. Sylvester D. Willard, M.D. (1825-1865) was a volunteer surgeon during the Civil War, best known as the founder of the Willard Asylum for the Insane. Shortly after he began his practice, he became connected with the Albany County Medical Society and served successively as its secretary, vice-president, and… Read more
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Catalogue 103 / Rare Books, Autographs and Prints on the Sea / B. V. Boekhandel En Antiquariaat...
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Catalogue 103 / Rare Books, Autographs and Prints on the Sea / B. V. Boekhandel En Antiquariaat B. M. Israel

by B. M. Israel

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Amsterdam: B. V. Boekhandel En Antiquariaat B. M. Israel. First Edition. Softcover. Very good. Minor wear, small pencil notation, 96 pp including index, 240 items, illustrated. Original wrappers, no dust-jacket as issued. Scholarly, scarce catalogue featuring autographs, prints and rare works on subjects such as Navigation, Light Houses, Steam Engines, and more. Black and white illustrations throughout.
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