Author:CALMEIL, Louis Florentin (1798-1895)

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De la Paralysie consideree chez les alienes, recherches faites dans le service de feu M. Royer-Collard et de M. Esquirol.

By: CALMEIL, Louis Florentin (1798-1895).

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Paris & London:, J.-B. Bailliere, 1826.: 1826

Seller ID: M10345


8vo. (198 x 126 mm) [4], ii, 446 pp. Errata on 286v. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt-ruled spine, gilt-stamped black morocco spine label; extremities rubbed, corners bumped, hinges worn at foot of spine. Very good. FIRST EDITION. Classic description of general paralysis. Calmeil"s work complements Bayle's earlier delineation of general paralysis. Between the two of them they established the clinical picture of general paralysis of the insane, associating it with chronic inflammation of the brain. This was the first breakthrough in neuro-psychiatric research, and it gav... View more info