Utica, N. Y. State Lunatic Asylum, 1877. 1st separate printing (Cardasco 70-2265). 32 pp. 8vo. 9-1/8" x 5-7/8". Original publisher's printed pale green paper covers, sewn. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Modest wear. Age-toning & light soiling to covers. Faint vertical fold-line. "A. E. MacDonald" stamped to top portion of front cover [author's copy?]. Very Good. Item #48710
Alexander E. MacDonald, M.D. was a prominent American physician and psychiatrist, and a leader in the development of New York City's public institutions for the treatment of mentally-ill persons.
Paresis "a condition of muscular weakness caused by nerve damage or disease." [Dictionary - Apple]. This publication prints a paper on the subject read before the New York Neurological Society, Janaury 9th, 1877.