HUMAN MAGNETISM; Its Claims to Dispassionate Inquiry. Being an Attempt to Show the Utility of its Application for the Relief of Human Suffering.

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New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845. FIRST EDITION. Front board detached; Victorian panels blind stamped; ex-libris (private ending with the Jasper Library) of which find one stamp on title page and a few others along outer margins and dated 1854 and 1857; internals are clean and firm, but a binding copy; or, RESEARCH COPY. Early material on the medical use of Mesmerism, including Phreno-Magnetism and Clairvoyance. 396 pages. Small 8v. (Item ID: 12J-17236)

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