By: JAQUELIN-DUBUISSON, Jean-Baptiste Remy (1770-1836).
Paris:, l'Auteur, A. Egron, & Mequignon-Marvis, 1816.: 1816
Seller ID: M12376
8vo. viii, 308 pp. Errata. Folding table; lightly water-stained. Modern beige buckram, gilt-stamped green cloth spine label. Very good. FIRST EDITION of Jaquelin-Dubuisson's work on "Vesania," or insanity. The author identifies several categories of insanity, each with either physical or emotional causes. "Under the sweeping designation of Vesanie (from Vesania), Dr. Dubuisson includes the vast majority of human nature. If the occupation of the mind on an important object produce that want of it in others which we shall call absence of mind, the person instantly becomes a patient ... View More...