Recherches sur l'Hypnotisme ou Sommeil Nerveux..
by DEMARQUAY, Jean Nicolas & GIRARD-TEULON,Marc A.L.
paperback. 56 pages. Tall slim 8vo, original printed wrappers; some light dampstaining throughout. Paris, 1860. Caillet I 2972. The authors express their conviction of the useful effects of anesthesia, not only in operative surgery but also for the alleviation of certain forms of neuralgia. One of the earliest French works on the subject. Well aware of the dangers to the liberty of the human personality inherent in experiments of that kind, they want tosee the practice of hypnotism restricted to medical men. (Inventory #: 265762)