Braid on Hypnotism. The Beginnings of Modern Hypnosis. With a., A E. Waite, M D.

Braid on Hypnotism. The Beginnings of Modern Hypnosis.

New York, NY: Julian Press, 1960. Revised, Facsimile Reprint of 1899 edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xiv + 380 pp. Original black cloth, gilt title, etc. to spine. Bibliography and index. A nice hardcover reprint of this well known early work on the subject of hypnotism - includes the original Introduction by A. E. Waite and a new preface by Dr. J.H. Conn. The words hypnosis and hypnotism both derive from the term neuro-hypnotism (nervous sleep) coined by Braid, an Edinburgh educated Scottish surgeon, who based his practice on the teaching of Anton Mesmer (Mesmerism), but differed in his theory as to how the process worked. Very bruising to spine ends and corners otherwise near Fine condition in VG dust jacket. (Dust jacket a little rubbed and darkened, price-clipped). Item #57941

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