THE MEDICAL MIND OF SHAKESPEARE. Aubrey C. Kail.
THE MEDICAL MIND OF SHAKESPEARE
THE MEDICAL MIND OF SHAKESPEARE
THE MEDICAL MIND OF SHAKESPEARE
THE MEDICAL MIND OF SHAKESPEARE
THE MEDICAL MIND OF SHAKESPEARE

THE MEDICAL MIND OF SHAKESPEARE

Balgowlah, N.S.W., [Australia]: Williams & Wilkins / Syntex. Color and sepia plates. First Edition. Cloth. Tall 8vo, black cloth with silver gilt spine lettering, profusely illustrated with full color plates and sepia-colored half-tones, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) of a full-color Elizabethan or Medieval man and woman standing beside and touching one another, yellow ribbon page marker, unused Syntex presentation as preliminary half title, 320 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #1411
ISBN: 0864330138

A very informative and well illustrated study of Shakespeare's knowledge and use of medicine.

This work is the culmination of years of study of Shakespeare's works from a medical point of view. Chapters include "Shakespeare's Physicians," "Mental Illness," "The Madness of Lear, Hamlet, & Timon," "Venereal Disease--'The Pox'," Shakespeare's Epileptics," "Pregnancy & Childbirth," "Drugs, Herbs and Poisons," "The Elements & The Humors," and more.

Exceptional Condition!

Price: $25.00

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