The Philosophy of Animal Magnetism
Philadelphia: Printed and Published by Merrihew & Gunn, 1837.
First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's printed paper-covered boards over rose spine cloth. Very Good. Covers worn and soiled, former owner name and date inked to top of upper cover. Small former owner address label to front pastedown, pages foxed throughout. An anonymously published book on mesmerism (a 19th century pseudoscience similar to hypnotism) once attributed to Edgar Allan Poe, a claim which has since been repudiated. Item #140941884
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