The Mighty Curative Powers of Mesmerism, Proved In Upwards of One Hundred and Fifty Cases of Various Diseases.

The Mighty Curative Powers of Mesmerism, Proved In Upwards of One Hundred and Fifty Cases of Various Diseases.

London: H. Bailliere, 1851. First Edition. Hardcover. Slim octavo. xxvi + 120pp. Original green cloth bordered in decorative blind, gilt lettering to upper board. The first edition of this detailed account of over 150 illnesses 'cured' or relieved with mesmerism, including toothache, paralysis, rheumatism, epilepsy, and heart disease. From the collection of Dr. M. H. Coleman, with his ex-libris seal blind-stamped on the front free endpaper. Cloth a bit darkened at edges and spine, corners and spine ends bruised and chafed, front endpapers split at inner hinge (but hinge quite solid), owner's name on front blank & half title page, pages a bit toned with a few light creases, but unmarked. Overall a tight, clean VG+ copy. Item #62112

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