Phrenology, or the Doctrine of the Mental Phenomena . . . Second American Edition, Greatly Improved by the Author, from the Third London Edition. 1833, J. G. Spurzheim, Johann Gaspar.

Phrenology, or the Doctrine of the Mental Phenomena . . . Second American Edition, Greatly Improved by the Author, from the Third London Edition.

Boston: Marsh, Capen and Lyon, 1833. Second American edition. 2 vols, large 8vo (9.25 x 6 inches), original rose cloth, printed paper spine labels, 342, [2]; 212, [4] pages. Frontispiece and 14 plates in vol. 1. Unobtrusive small repair with uniform cloth near the head of the front joint of volume 1. Some light sunning and some bubbling to the cloth; some slight rubbing and bumping and occasional foxing; a very good copy. Item #20353

The pagination of the first volume differs from that of the 363-page Marsh, Capen and Lyon edition of 1832; this edition with the stereotyper’s slug for Lyman Thurston and Co., Boston on the verso of the title pages. Early ownership signatures in each volume. American Imprints 21344.

Price: $250.00

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