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Lafontaine Charles - L'art de magnétiser ou Le magnétisme animal - 1847

Lafontaine Charles - L'art de magnétiser ou Le magnétisme animal - 1847

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Lafontaine Charles - L'art de magnétiser ou Le magnétisme animal - 1847
Animal magnetism / Hypnotism - Quantity: 1 - Book

Lafontaine Charles
"L'art de magnétiser ou Le magnétisme animal considéré sous le point de vue théorique, pratique et thérapeutique"
Paris, Germer Baillière, 1847
Rare original edition. 8vo (21.5 x 13.5 cm ca); half leather, late 1800s, marbled paper on panels and endpapers, ribbon marker; gold titles and fillets on the spine, embossed friezes; p. VII 364. Bound, as often happens, without the 32 unnumbered pages of the editorial catalog at the end. Signs of wear on the panels; occasional sparse mildew, some spots on the white margin of a few pages. A fair copy.
See: Dureau Alexis "Histoire de la médecine et des sciences occultes : notes bibliographiques pour servir a l'histoire du magnétisme animal : analyse de tous les livres, brochures, articles de journaux publiés sur le magnétisme animal, en France et à l'étranger, à partir de 1766 jusqu'au 31 décembre 1868"; Crabtree Adam "Animal magnetism, early hypnotism, and psychical research, 1766-1925 : an annotated bibliography".

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Animal magnetism / Hypnotism
Author/ Illustrator
Lafontaine Charles
Book Title
L'art de magnétiser ou Le magnétisme animal
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1847
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Germer Baillière
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
372
Dimensions
21.5×13.5 cm
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