Mesmerism in India
And Its Practical Applications in Surgery and Medicine
by James Esdaile,M.D.
From the Masonic books collection of the Wisconsin Consistory Library/Masonic Center, with pastedown featuring the Double-headed eagle, Teutonic Cross and 32° Freemason insignia.
Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans (LONDON) PATER NOSTER-ROW, 1846. FIRST EDITION.
Blind stamped design on front and back covers with spots of soiling on front. Gilt titling on spine. 32pp of publisher advertising at back of book.
Fascinating and historic volume on hypnosis, mesmerism, psychic research in relation to the treatment of disease. Covers Antiquity of Mesmerism,
Natural Clairvoyance, Curiosities of Mesmerisim, Techniques, Consequences, Case Studies and Experiments, Child Abductions and more.
Condition: Book is in good condition with a couple of issues. There is an old tape repair in preface pages and two places where pages have separated from the binding, but the book remains intact. Spine edge shows cracks and paper loss to head of spine. $300.00