Psychopathia Sexualis: With Especial Reference to the Contrary Sexual Instinct: A Medico-Legal Study
Second American Printing.
24.5cm x 16cm. xiv, 436 pages, 32 publisher’s advertisements. Grey cloth, black lettering.
The classic sexual pathology text by Richard von Krafft-Ebing regarded as the bible of psychopathology. With it came the coining of the terms sadism and masochism and the view of homosexuality as a mental illness. Translated from the Seventh Enlarged and Revised German Edition by Charles Gilbert Chaddock. 32 pages of F. A. Davis advertisements dated April 1893 at rear.
Professionally recased. Minor marks and wear to cloth. Minor tanning and soiling. 1cm closed tear to fore-edge of front free endpaper. Chip to top edge of rear free endpaper. Previous owner’s signature. Good Condition.