Franz Anton Mesmer: The History of an Idea. Margaret GOLDSMITH.
Franz Anton Mesmer: The History of an Idea.

Franz Anton Mesmer: The History of an Idea.

London: Arthur Barker Ltd, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. viii + 282. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering to panel on spine, bibliography and index. B&w frontisportrait and illustrations. A biography of Franz Anton Mesmer. From the publisher: "With critical insight Goldsmith has shown how Mesmer's ideas developed along two totally different lines. On the one hand, there has been the mushroom growth of Christian Science.....and on the other there has appeared the science of psycho-analysis". From the collection of Dr. M. H. Coleman, with his ex-libris blind seal on front endpaper. Cloth lightly rubbed and a bit darkened with a few faint spots to boards, spine ends and corners bumped and lightly chafed, page edges darkened, endpapers unevenly browned and foxed, pages toned but clean and unmarked. Overall a tight clean VG copy with the remains of the original dust jacket (part of the front panel present only). Item #63023

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