Selectiorum observationum et consiliorum de praetervisis hactenus morbis affectibusque praeter naturam, ab aqua seu serosa colluvie et diluvie ortis, liber singularis. Edited by Herman Boerhaave (1668-1738). Leiden: the widow and son of C. Boutesteyn and J.A. Langerak, 1714. 4o (214 x 165 mm). Later vellum, uncut. Provenance: Prince of Liechtenstein (bookplate). First Boerhaave edition. Lepois refuted the ancient and long-held belief that the seat of hysteria was in the uterus. He also maintained that hysteria was equally common to both men and women. Norman 1333. -- Robert WHYTT (1714-1766). Trait des maladies nerveuses, hypocondriaques et hystriques ... a laquelle on a joint un extrait d'un ouvrage anglois du mme auteur, sur les mouvements vitaux & involontaires des animaux. Translated from English into French. Paris: P.F. Didot jeune, 1777. 2 volumes, 12o (166 x 97 mm). Contemporary French mottled sheep gilt (joints cracked or starting). Provenance: Philippe Pinel (1745-1826), psychiatrist who founded the Salptrire school of psychiatry and trained a generation of psychiatrists, including J.E.D. Esquirol (inscription on front flyleaf of Vol. 1: "Pinel ce livre appartient a Pinel"). Second French edition (the first French edition appeared in 1767). IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY. Norman 2239. -- [Jean COLOMBIER (1736-1789)]. Instruction sur la manire de gouverner les insenss, et de travailler leur gurison dans les asyles qui leur sont destins. Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1785. 4o (227 x 174 mm). Modern boards. Provenance: M. Chupies? (early signature on title, shaved). FIRST EDITION of Colombier's work on the care for the insane, written by order of Louis XVI. Zilboorg-Henry, pp. 316, 321 and 571; Norman 500. -- Joseph DAQUIN (1733-1815). La philosophie de la folie. Chambry: chez Gorrin, 1791. 8o (226 x 125 mm). Contemporary mottled half sheep. FIRST EDITION. Daquin "was the first to recognize the mental hospital's dual role as a place for treatment and, equally importantly, a place for psychiatric teaching and research" (Norman). Zilboorg-Henry, pp. 317-18; Norman 580. -- Joseph DAQUIN. La philosophie de la folie, ou l'on prouve que cette maladie doit plutt tre traite par les secours moraux que par les secours physiques. Chambry: P. Claz, 1804. 8o (228 x 134 mm). Modern quarter tree calf gilt, original plain brown wrappers bound-in, uncut. Second edition, expanded and dedicate to his younger contemporary Philippe Pinel (see provenance note of Whytt above). Zilboorg-Henry, p. 318; Norman 581. -- Jacques Louis MOREAU DE LA SARTHE (1771-1826). Quelques observations sur diffrentes maladies... Paris: Croullebois and Gabon, 1798/99. 8o (193 x 119 mm). Modern wrappers. FIRST EDITION of this pamphlet which includes a discussion of epilepsy, consumption, and the curative powers of emotion. Norman 1544. (8) " /> [MENTAL ILLNESS, FRENCH]. -- TAXIL, Jean (fl. 1602-1608). <I>Traict de liepilepsie, maladie vulgairement appelle au pas de Provence la goutette aux petits enfans</I>. Lyons: for Robert Renaud, 1603. 8<V>o (173 x 108 mm). Engraved title, engraved portait of the author on tt4v. Contemporary vellum (chipped). <I>Provenance</I>: Baudiben (signature dated 1618 on title-page); early signature on title-page; Jules Falret (1824-1902), famous 19th-century psychiatrist and neurologist who wrote on epilepsy (ink stamp on title-page). FIRST EDITION, second issue, with title dated 1603. "Taxil refuted the Galenic theory of epilepsy as humoral obstruction of the ventricles through post-mortems on several children who had died of epilepsy" (Norman 2057). -- Charles LEPOIS (1563-1633). <I>Selectiorum observationum et consiliorum de praetervisis hactenus morbis affectibusque praeter naturam, ab aqua seu serosa colluvie et diluvie ortis, liber singularis</I>. Edited by Herman Boerhaave (1668-1738). Leiden: the widow and son of C. Boutesteyn and J.A. Langerak, 1714. 4<V>o (214 x 165 mm). Later vellum, uncut. <I>Provenance</I>: Prince of Liechtenstein (bookplate). First Boerhaave edition. Lepois refuted the ancient and long-held belief that the seat of hysteria was in the uterus. He also maintained that hysteria was equally common to both men and women. Norman 1333. -- Robert WHYTT (1714-1766). <I>Trait des maladies nerveuses, hypocondriaques et hystriques ... a laquelle on a joint un extrait d'un ouvrage anglois du mme auteur, sur les mouvements vitaux & involontaires des animaux</I>. Translated from English into French. Paris: P.F. Didot jeune, 1777. 2 volumes, 12<V>o (166 x 97 mm). Contemporary French mottled sheep gilt (joints cracked or starting). <I>Provenance</I>: Philippe Pinel (1745-1826), psychiatrist who founded the Salptrire school of psychiatry and trained a generation of psychiatrists, including J.E.D. Esquirol (inscription on front flyleaf of Vol. 1: "Pinel ce livre appartient a Pinel"). Second French edition (the first French edition appeared in 1767). IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY. Norman 2239. -- [Jean COLOMBIER (1736-1789)]. <I>Instruction sur la manire de gouverner les insenss, et de travailler leur gurison dans les asyles qui leur sont destins</I>. Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1785. 4<V>o (227 x 174 mm). Modern boards. <I>Provenance</I>: M. Chupies? (early signature on title, shaved). FIRST EDITION of Colombier's work on the care for the insane, written by order of Louis XVI. Zilboorg-Henry, pp. 316, 321 and 571; Norman 500. -- Joseph DAQUIN (1733-1815). <I>La philosophie de la folie</I>. Chambry: chez Gorrin, 1791. 8<V>o (226 x 125 mm). Contemporary mottled half sheep. FIRST EDITION. Daquin "was the first to recognize the mental hospital's dual role as a place for treatment and, equally importantly, a place for psychiatric teaching and research" (Norman). Zilboorg-Henry, pp. 317-18; Norman 580. -- Joseph DAQUIN. <I>La philosophie de la folie, ou l'on prouve que cette maladie doit plutt tre traite par les secours moraux que par les secours physiques</I>. Chambry: P. Claz, 1804. 8<V>o (228 x 134 mm). Modern quarter tree calf gilt, original plain brown wrappers bound-in, uncut. Second edition, expanded and dedicate to his younger contemporary Philippe Pinel (see provenance note of Whytt above). Zilboorg-Henry, p. 318; Norman 581. -- Jacques Louis MOREAU DE LA SARTHE (1771-1826). <I>Quelques observations sur diffrentes maladies...</I> Paris: Croullebois and Gabon, 1798/99. 8<V>o (193 x 119 mm). Modern wrappers. FIRST EDITION of this pamphlet which includes a discussion of epilepsy, consumption, and the curative powers of emotion. Norman 1544. (8) | Christie's
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    [MENTAL ILLNESS, FRENCH]. -- TAXIL, Jean (fl. 1602-1608). Traict de liepilepsie, maladie vulgairement appelle au pas de Provence la goutette aux petits enfans. Lyons: for Robert Renaud, 1603. 8o (173 x 108 mm). Engraved title, engraved portait of the author on tt4v. Contemporary vellum (chipped). Provenance: Baudiben (signature dated 1618 on title-page); early signature on title-page; Jules Falret (1824-1902), famous 19th-century psychiatrist and neurologist who wrote on epilepsy (ink stamp on title-page). FIRST EDITION, second issue, with title dated 1603. "Taxil refuted the Galenic theory of epilepsy as humoral obstruction of the ventricles through post-mortems on several children who had died of epilepsy" (Norman 2057). -- Charles LEPOIS (1563-1633). Selectiorum observationum et consiliorum de praetervisis hactenus morbis affectibusque praeter naturam, ab aqua seu serosa colluvie et diluvie ortis, liber singularis. Edited by Herman Boerhaave (1668-1738). Leiden: the widow and son of C. Boutesteyn and J.A. Langerak, 1714. 4o (214 x 165 mm). Later vellum, uncut. Provenance: Prince of Liechtenstein (bookplate). First Boerhaave edition. Lepois refuted the ancient and long-held belief that the seat of hysteria was in the uterus. He also maintained that hysteria was equally common to both men and women. Norman 1333. -- Robert WHYTT (1714-1766). Trait des maladies nerveuses, hypocondriaques et hystriques ... a laquelle on a joint un extrait d'un ouvrage anglois du mme auteur, sur les mouvements vitaux & involontaires des animaux. Translated from English into French. Paris: P.F. Didot jeune, 1777. 2 volumes, 12o (166 x 97 mm). Contemporary French mottled sheep gilt (joints cracked or starting). Provenance: Philippe Pinel (1745-1826), psychiatrist who founded the Salptrire school of psychiatry and trained a generation of psychiatrists, including J.E.D. Esquirol (inscription on front flyleaf of Vol. 1: "Pinel ce livre appartient a Pinel"). Second French edition (the first French edition appeared in 1767). IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY. Norman 2239. -- [Jean COLOMBIER (1736-1789)]. Instruction sur la manire de gouverner les insenss, et de travailler leur gurison dans les asyles qui leur sont destins. Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1785. 4o (227 x 174 mm). Modern boards. Provenance: M. Chupies? (early signature on title, shaved). FIRST EDITION of Colombier's work on the care for the insane, written by order of Louis XVI. Zilboorg-Henry, pp. 316, 321 and 571; Norman 500. -- Joseph DAQUIN (1733-1815). La philosophie de la folie. Chambry: chez Gorrin, 1791. 8o (226 x 125 mm). Contemporary mottled half sheep. FIRST EDITION. Daquin "was the first to recognize the mental hospital's dual role as a place for treatment and, equally importantly, a place for psychiatric teaching and research" (Norman). Zilboorg-Henry, pp. 317-18; Norman 580. -- Joseph DAQUIN. La philosophie de la folie, ou l'on prouve que cette maladie doit plutt tre traite par les secours moraux que par les secours physiques. Chambry: P. Claz, 1804. 8o (228 x 134 mm). Modern quarter tree calf gilt, original plain brown wrappers bound-in, uncut. Second edition, expanded and dedicate to his younger contemporary Philippe Pinel (see provenance note of Whytt above). Zilboorg-Henry, p. 318; Norman 581. -- Jacques Louis MOREAU DE LA SARTHE (1771-1826). Quelques observations sur diffrentes maladies... Paris: Croullebois and Gabon, 1798/99. 8o (193 x 119 mm). Modern wrappers. FIRST EDITION of this pamphlet which includes a discussion of epilepsy, consumption, and the curative powers of emotion. Norman 1544. (8)

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    [MENTAL ILLNESS, FRENCH]. -- TAXIL, Jean (fl. 1602-1608). Traict de liepilepsie, maladie vulgairement appelle au pas de Provence la goutette aux petits enfans. Lyons: for Robert Renaud, 1603. 8o (173 x 108 mm). Engraved title, engraved portait of the author on tt4v. Contemporary vellum (chipped). Provenance: Baudiben (signature dated 1618 on title-page); early signature on title-page; Jules Falret (1824-1902), famous 19th-century psychiatrist and neurologist who wrote on epilepsy (ink stamp on title-page). FIRST EDITION, second issue, with title dated 1603. "Taxil refuted the Galenic theory of epilepsy as humoral obstruction of the ventricles through post-mortems on several children who had died of epilepsy" (Norman 2057). -- Charles LEPOIS (1563-1633). Selectiorum observationum et consiliorum de praetervisis hactenus morbis affectibusque praeter naturam, ab aqua seu serosa colluvie et diluvie ortis, liber singularis. Edited by Herman Boerhaave (1668-1738). Leiden: the widow and son of C. Boutesteyn and J.A. Langerak, 1714. 4o (214 x 165 mm). Later vellum, uncut. Provenance: Prince of Liechtenstein (bookplate). First Boerhaave edition. Lepois refuted the ancient and long-held belief that the seat of hysteria was in the uterus. He also maintained that hysteria was equally common to both men and women. Norman 1333. -- Robert WHYTT (1714-1766). Trait des maladies nerveuses, hypocondriaques et hystriques ... a laquelle on a joint un extrait d'un ouvrage anglois du mme auteur, sur les mouvements vitaux & involontaires des animaux. Translated from English into French. Paris: P.F. Didot jeune, 1777. 2 volumes, 12o (166 x 97 mm). Contemporary French mottled sheep gilt (joints cracked or starting). Provenance: Philippe Pinel (1745-1826), psychiatrist who founded the Salptrire school of psychiatry and trained a generation of psychiatrists, including J.E.D. Esquirol (inscription on front flyleaf of Vol. 1: "Pinel ce livre appartient a Pinel"). Second French edition (the first French edition appeared in 1767). IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY. Norman 2239. -- [Jean COLOMBIER (1736-1789)]. Instruction sur la manire de gouverner les insenss, et de travailler leur gurison dans les asyles qui leur sont destins. Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1785. 4o (227 x 174 mm). Modern boards. Provenance: M. Chupies? (early signature on title, shaved). FIRST EDITION of Colombier's work on the care for the insane, written by order of Louis XVI. Zilboorg-Henry, pp. 316, 321 and 571; Norman 500. -- Joseph DAQUIN (1733-1815). La philosophie de la folie. Chambry: chez Gorrin, 1791. 8o (226 x 125 mm). Contemporary mottled half sheep. FIRST EDITION. Daquin "was the first to recognize the mental hospital's dual role as a place for treatment and, equally importantly, a place for psychiatric teaching and research" (Norman). Zilboorg-Henry, pp. 317-18; Norman 580. -- Joseph DAQUIN. La philosophie de la folie, ou l'on prouve que cette maladie doit plutt tre traite par les secours moraux que par les secours physiques. Chambry: P. Claz, 1804. 8o (228 x 134 mm). Modern quarter tree calf gilt, original plain brown wrappers bound-in, uncut. Second edition, expanded and dedicate to his younger contemporary Philippe Pinel (see provenance note of Whytt above). Zilboorg-Henry, p. 318; Norman 581. -- Jacques Louis MOREAU DE LA SARTHE (1771-1826). Quelques observations sur diffrentes maladies... Paris: Croullebois and Gabon, 1798/99. 8o (193 x 119 mm). Modern wrappers. FIRST EDITION of this pamphlet which includes a discussion of epilepsy, consumption, and the curative powers of emotion. Norman 1544. (8)


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