Clinical Lessons on Nervous Diseases
first edition Hardcover
1897 · Philadelphia, PA
by Mitchell, S. Weir
Philadelphia, PA: Lea Brothers, 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. No DJ, as Issued. Light shelf wear, hint of foxing at text block edges (non-penetrating), prior owner embossed mark on fep, notation of prior owner above mark (Dr. Coombs), else tight, bright and unmarred. Green cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, in blind decorative elements, pale green endpages. 8vo. 305pp. plus 16pp ads. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Index.
Silas Weir Mitchell (1829-1914) "published two general neurological works, "Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System-Especially in Women" (1881) and "Clinical Lessons on Nervous Diseases" (1897). His preeminence as a neurologist brought him many patients with functional and neurotic complaints." DSB 9, 422. A very handsome and bright copy of this scarce classic in early neuro-science. (Inventory #: 2478)