New York: Campbell & Co., 82 Nassau Street, 1876. 1st separate printing (Cardasco 70-2264). Unpaginated, though 24 pp (last 3 blank). 8vo. 8-3/4" x 5-3/4". Original publisher's printed buff paper covers, sewn. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Lacks rear wrapper. Some wear, including loss to spine paper. Age-toning & light soiling to front cover. Faint vertical fold-line. "A. E. MacDonald" stamped to top portion of front cover [author's copy?]. About Very Good. Item #48711
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.
This publication reprints a lecture that was first delivered before the Students of the Medical Department University of the City of New York, April 21st, 1876.