First edition. Quarto. Illustrated, 31pp., references. Lightly sunned along perimeter of outer edge, else fine in pictorial wrappers. This essay is based on the 1984 Squibb History of Psychiatry lecture, which was delivered at the Institute of Psychiatry, London, in June 1984. A comparison between Holmes and Freud using a large body of fact and theory to argue that the association is not by chance ... The author draws on detective fiction, medical history, art connoisseurship, psychoanalytical material, and literary criticism to demonstrate the similarities between the two men.
Inventory Number: 1886