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    George Cheyne, M.D.. The English Malady: or, A Treatise of Nervous Diseases of all Kinds as Spleen, Vapours, Lowness of Spiritis, Hypochondriacal, and Hysterical Distempers, &c. In Three Parts. London: Printed for G. Strahan and J. Leake, 1733. xxxii, 370 pages, plus six pages of publisher's ads. Modern leatherette with slight rubbing to extremities; rubbed title label on spine. New endpapers (may be missing a frontispiece). Minor dampstain to fore-edge, with only minimal intrusion onto very outer margin of a few leaves. Better than very good condition. Cheyne relates his own personal neuroses as clinical illustration. "The otherwise traditional contribution of Cheyne cannot be given too honorable a place in the psychiatric literature" (Zilboorg & Henry). ESTC T53892.

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