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book #79284
Brydall, John
Non Compos Mentis: Or, The Law Relating to Natural Fools, Mad-Folks, and Lunatick Persons, Inquisited, and Explained, for Common Benefit. Wing B5265
Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.], London, 1700.
Only edition of the first work exclusively devoted to the English law on these subjects, unusually framed by first stating "Remarks" followed by "Questions" and "Solutions", treating of idiots, those insane, and those insane but with lucid intervals
Modern calf, gilt lettered, severely browned throughout (as often), outer margin of title strengthened, usable only; the Taussig copy
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$ 2000.00

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