Inquiries Concerning The Intellectual Powers And The Investigation Of Truth..
Bound in full contemporary green morocco, gilt, only very slightly worn on extremities. Foxing to title page and here and there in the text but a neat tight copy.
Ninth edition, 8vo. xv + 451 pp. all edges gilt.
Abercrombie (1780-1844), physician, was educated at Marischal College Aberdeen, and studied medicine at Edinburgh. Abercrombie's knowledge of nervous diseases led him to an interest in mental problems and.. 'in 1830 he first published this work. It was extremely popular and a number of editions appeared. The causes of this popularity were, no doubt, partly the numerous cases set forth of peculiar mental phenomena, whose detailed record made a dry subject easy and entertaining reading ' D.N.B.
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