1885. Item #85771
RICHER, Paul. ETUDES CLINIQUES SUR LA GRANDE HYSTERIE OU HYSTERO-EPILEPSIE. Paris: Adrien Delahaye et Emile Lecrosnier, 1885. 2nd edition, revised and enlarged. xv +  + 975 pp. + 1 pp. table of plates/errata. 8vo., green wrappers printed in black, chipped, rear wrapper missing. Spine split in numerous places, front wrapper detached, bookblock separated into sections. Text complete, all ten engraved plates, superbly executed and depicting patients in the throes of seizures, present and in very good condition, only one having a touch of foxing. One plate is folding. 197 b/w illustrations in the text. As is. Richer, a student of Charcot (to whom this edition is dedicated), was director of the clinic for nervous diseases at the Salpetriere.