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Esquirol, Jean-Étienne Dominique (1772-1840) trans. Ebenezer Kingsbury Hunt (1810-1889) Mental Maladies. A Treatise on Insanity. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1845. First American edition, first edition in English, thirty-two pages of publisher's ads dated 1847 bound after text; bound in contemporary full sheepskin, some water staining to contents, contemporary book ticket of Dr. S.E. Lawton, who worked in the field, 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. Esquirol, a pioneering physician from France in the budding field of psychiatry, created this textbook based on his clinical work at a private asylum in Paris on Rue de Buffon. Estimate $500-700 Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.