PRACTICAL LESSONS IN HYPNOTISM, by WM. Wesley Cook - 1900 [1st Ed]


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Practical Lessons in Hypnotism

by WM. Wesley Cook

A most mysterious and most elusive science, hypnotism, its means and effects, the way it works and the limits of its power, are here explained and dealt with as they seldom have been in this rare, amazing volume by a professor of physiological medicine at the University of Chicago. Exceptionally illustrated with stunning photographs showing the author's experiments and complete with diagrams for a better understanding of the ways and workings of hypnotic power, here is a fascinating guide to a strange science. 264 pages. 5.75 x 7.5 inches.

1st Edition. Illustrated with black & white photographs and diagrams.

Published by: Thompson & Thomas Publishers, Chicago, 1900.

Hardback is overall GOOD condition.

  • Red illustrated covers show overall rubbing, scuffing and fading as well as some darkening and staining on back. 
  • Boards show some considerable signs of aging including rubbing and darkening of edges. 
  • Corners are very mildly bumped and moderately rubbed with exposed boards.
  • Spine has dark green text and decoration that is almost entirely hidden by strong fading, sunning and scuffing of cloth.
  • Spine ends are softened and rubbed with some slight chipping.
  • Spine has writing in dark marker under title. 
  • Binding is lightly detached between some signatures, but overall in good condition.
  • Pastedowns are very gently toned, with some pencil marks and a stamp from previous owner near lower edge. (See photos)
  • Front ffep has pencil mark to upper edge. (See photos)
  • Black & white photograph illustrated frontis is mildly toned with marginal scattered foxing.
  • Interior is gently age-toned with some occasional very light marginal staining on illustration pages, mostly from a recurring stain on upper outward corner of some pages. (See photos)
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Text block edges display moderate toning and darkening.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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Special Attributes: 1st Edition
Original/Facsimile: Original
Binding: Hardcover
Year Printed: 1900
Place of Publication: Chicago
Publisher: Thompson & Thomas Publishers
Subject: Self-Help
Topic: Hypnotism
Author: WM. Wesley Cook
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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