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PINEL (Philippe).
PINEL (Philippe). Traité Médico-Philosophique sur l'aliénation mentale ou l 1801
107503 PINEL (Philippe). Traité Médico-Philosophique sur l'aliénation mentale ou l 1801 PINEL (Philippe). Traité Médico-Philosophique sur l'aliénation mentale ou la manie. Paris, Richard, Caille et Ranvier, An IX (1801). 8vo. (1 blank leaf). LVI. 318pp. 2 leaves. (1 blank leaf). 3 plates, including 1 folding plate. Full calf, flat spine with Romantic ornaments (bound circa 1830). First Edition of this foundational work in the field of modern psychiatry: in this masterpiece, Philippe Pinel (1745-1826) laid the ground for the humanization of treatment of the mentally ill. "Pinel was among the first to treat the insane humanely; he dispensed with chains and placed his patients under the care of specially selected physicians. Garrison considered the above book one of the foremost medical classics, giving as it did a great impetus to humanitarian treatment of the insane. Pinel founded the French School of Psychiatry" (Garrison-Morton).Light browning, slightly rubbed back, but a good copy overall. Garrison-Morton, 4922. Norman, 100 Books Famous in Medicine, 54. En Français dans le Texte, 203.
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