Funeral Oration . . . at the Burial of Gaspar Spurzheim, M. D.

Boston: Marsh, Capen & Lyon, 1832. First edition. 8vo, removed pamphlet (no wrappers), 32 pages. Some light browning and foxing and light wear; in very good condition. Item #18481

The German phrenology pioneer died in Boston of typhoid while on tour in America; he was given an elaborate funeral, including this laudatory address from the Harvard professor Follen, published here by perhaps the leading publishers of progressive subjects such as anti-slavery and phrenology of the period. American Imprints 12432. Contemporary ink ownership signature (trimmed at the fore-edge) at the head of the title page.

Price: $150.00

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