xi, 241 pp plus 2 pages of end credits. Extensive b & w illustrations in this chronicle of the Retreat originally modeled on "moral treatment" of mental illness and evolved into a modern psychiatric hospital and treatment center. Embossed stamp of former owner on flyleaf. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: The Brattleboro Retreat is a vermont Hospital for the insane. This book covers 150 years of caring at that hospital. The book is rich with history and photographs, both vintage and modern, in both black & white, and color. The Brattleboro Retreat, a 1000-acre comprehensive mental health treatment center founded in 1834, consists of 58 buildings and sites, 38 of which are contributing historic structures that date from 1838 to 1938. The complex encompasses large-scaled brick buildings for patient accommodations and therapy, ancillary cottages, residences, spring house, tower, and farm buildings, all set in a scenic environment of landscaped grounds, open meadows, woods, and fields.
Title: Brattleboro Retreat 1834-1984 150 Years of ...
Publisher: The Brattleboro Retreat
Publication Date: 1984
Binding: Blue gilt Impressed Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description The Retreat. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 0961325208 Good Condition. Five star seller - Buy with confidence!. Seller Inventory # Z0961325208Z3
Book Description The Retreat, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. May include supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Seller Inventory # mon0000911663
Book Description The Retreat, 1984. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0961325208-2-4