Illustrations of the Influence of the Mind Upon the Body in Health and Disease Designed to Elucidate the Action of the Imagination
Illustrations of the Influence of the Mind Upon the Body in Health and Disease Designed to Elucidate the Action of the Imagination

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Illustrations of the Influence of the Mind Upon the Body in Health and Disease Designed to Elucidate the Action of the Imagination

TUKE, Daniel Hack

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Daniel Hack Tuke was considered an expert on mental illness in his day. The Tuke family had long had an interest in the subject; his great-grandfather William Tuke and his grandfather Henry Tuke co-founded the Retreat, a hospital in northern England that revolutionized the treatment of insanity by treating patients in a humane manner. Interesting medical publications listed at rear include such titles as "One Hundred Urinary Deposits," "Lectures on Winter Cough," "Diseases of Hair," "Torquay in its Medical Aspect as a Resort for Polmonary Invalids," and "Irritability."

Publication Info

  • Publisher: J. & A. Churchill
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1872
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xvi, 444 p. + 40 p. of advertising. 23 cm. Purple cloth with blind impressing. Faded spine and bumped corners. Blind stamp on title page. Hinges cracked internally. Small label on rear pastedown. Some soiling to lower edge of text block. Some foxing and thumbing to first pages.

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