Oct 24, 2019 - Sale 2521

Sale 2521 - Lot 165

Price Realized: $ 688
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
(ANIMAL MAGNETISM.) Mialle, Simon. Exposé par Ordre Alphabetique des Cures opérées en France par le Magnétisme Animal, depuis Mesmer jusqu'à nos Jours. [6], xli, [1], 612; [4], 543 pages. 2 volumes. 8vo, 218x140 mm, original wrappers, neatly rebacked retaining original paper lettering pieces; scattered foxing, infrequent minor marginal dampstaining; uncut and mostly unopened; cloth folding case. Paris: J. G. Dentu, 1826

Additional Details

first edition of a collection of case histories involving the successful use of animal magnetism, organized alphabetically by condition treated. Pages [467]-500 in Volume 2 contain a bibliography of nearly 300 French-language publications on the subject. Norman M109.