New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1899.
First edition, first printing with six dots after "Relaxation" on the contents page. Signed in the year of publication by William James, and warmly inscribed to fellow Harvard colleague Edwin Herbert Hall. Hall conducted thermoelectric research at Harvard, discovering the eponymous Hall Effect. Bound in publisher's dark grey cloth stamped in gilt. Near Fine. Slight rubbing to cloth at tips, slight darkening to spine. Pages toned. Small, faint tidemark to front pastedown and front free endpaper. Hinge following front free endpaper is slightly exposed. A work self-published by James, one of America's most influential philosophers, who is often hailed as the "Father of American psychology." Item #140938457