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Medicine - Psychology Groddeck, Carl Theodor De morbo democratico nova insaniae forma: dissertatio inauguralis medico-psychologica ... Adversarius: H. Reimer, Th. Migeod, H. Ruhdel. Berlin, Schlesinger, (1849). 32 S. (2 sheets) 8°. Red lev. d. at present with floral blind embossing, black border of cover and surrounding gilt edges (back completely rubbed off, upper edge bumped, rubbed, somewhat light-stained, back cover slightly spotted and with small tear). Very rare first Latin edition of the satire on the failure of the 1848 revolution - Carl Theodor Groddeck studied medicine in Berlin and received his doctorate in 1849 with this dissertation, which blurs the boundaries between medicine and politics and portrays liberal democratic thinking as an infectious mental illness. - With handwritten dedication of the author to his uncle Albrecht Martins. - Somewhat browned, foxing and throughout waterstained. Very rare first Latin edition of the satire on the failure of the revolution of 1848 - Carl Theodor Groddeck studied medicine in Berlin and received his doctorate in 1849 with this dissertation, which blurs the boundaries between medicine and politics and presents liberal democratic thinking as an infectious mental illness. - Contemporary red cloth with floral blind tooling, black frame on the board and gilt edges (spine completely scuffed, bumped to the top edge, rubbed, somewhat light stained, back board slightly stained and with a small tear). - With handwritten dedication of the author to his uncle Albrecht Martins and Bernhard Beyer's masonic ex-libris (Nuremberg 1911, artist: J. A. Luckmeyer). - Somewhat browned, foxed and throughout waterstained. *

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