Idiocy and Its Treatment by the Physiological Method

Seguin, Edward

Published by William Wood & Co., New York, 1866
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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xi, 457 pp, preface, bibliography, introduction, 1st Origin of the Methodical Treatment of Idiots; 2d. History of the Physiological Method of Education; Part I. Idiocy; Part II. Physiological Education; Part III. Moral Treatment; IV. Institution; Part V. Appendix: Observations. Henry Hurd's signature and the stamp of the Phipps Clinic on the title page. First Edition, 1866. Scarce Title. Edward Seguin (1812-1880) was a student of both Itard and Esquirol and founded in 1839 the first school for the retarded. His Physiological School in New York was a major influence on the educational theories of Maria Montessori. Henry Mill Hurd (1843-1927) was a professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University. Rebound in Modern cloth. Age-toned text block edge, else, Near Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon cloth with paper title plate and gilt lettering to spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 002215

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Title: Idiocy and Its Treatment by the ...

Publisher: William Wood & Co., New York

Publication Date: 1866

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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