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  • Freeman, Walter, M.D.
    THE PSYCHIATRIST: Personalities and Patterns

    Edition: First edition.

    New York & London: Grune & Stratton, (1968). Hardcover first edition - A look at the human side of psychiatrists - the first section focuses on psychiatrists as critics of pyschiatry, while others look at the discovers, the theorists, the dynasties. Includes a detailed look at two Philadelphia clinicians - Benjamin Rush, 1746-1813, and S. Weir Mitchell, 1829-1913. Photographs, index. x, 293 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in green cloth in a near fine dustjacket (price-clipped).

    Book ID: 76875
    View cart More details Price: $25.00
  • AN AMERICAN PLAGUE: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793. by Murphy, Jim.
    Murphy, Jim.
    AN AMERICAN PLAGUE: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Clarion Books / Houghton Mifflin, (2003). Hardcover - A book for older children which "describes the illness known as yellow fever and the toll it took on Philadephia's residents, relating the epidemic to the major social and political events of the day and to 18th-century medical beliefs and practices. . . [He] spotlights the heroic role of Philadelphia's free blacks in combating the disease, and the Constitutional crisis that President Washington faced when he was forced to leave the cityand all his paperswhile escaping the deadly contagion. A Newbery Honor Book and nominated National Book Award Illustrated with fascinating archival prints. Map, sources, index. Slightly over-sized format. 165 pp. ISBN: 0-395776082.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78411
    View cart More details Price: $15.00