The Elements of Hypnotism. The Induction of Hypnosis, its Phenomena, its Dangers and Value.
by Vincent, R[alph] Harry.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Tr¸bner & Co., 1893. First edition.. A few tiny light spots to the spine; some light rubbing to a portion of the front board, to the corners and a few small spots on the joints; a very good copy.. 8vo, original blue cloth, gilt lettering, 270 pages. 16 inserted plates. An interesting scientific treatment of hypnotic suggestion, with detailed instructions for and anecdotes of hypnosis. Includes ethical considerations (including consent) and a bibliography. A few practical paragraphs neatly marked up in pencil. Neat ownership signature at the head of the title dated 1894. (Inventory #: 17655)
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