A collection of predominantly 18th- and 19th-century works on psychology, including first editions, early editions, and works by notable authors. Highlights include a first edition of The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin, as well as first editions of Commentaries on the Causes, Forms, Symptoms, and Treatment, Moral and Medical, of Insanity by George Man Burrows and The Treatment of the Insane Without Mechanical Restraints by John Connolly.
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Science, Medicine, and Mathematics
About This Collection
First editions, signed volumes, rare books, and ephemera relating to the history of science, medicine, and mathematics.
Second Story Books, an ABAA/ILAB member, is Washington, DC’s oldest used and rare bookstore and is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2024. Internationally known for its fine selection of antiquarian and out-of-print titles and collections, Second Story Books also provides appraisals for institutions and individuals.