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John Charles Bucknill - The Medical Knowledge of Shakespeare - Inscribed First Edition

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BUCKNILL, John Charles (1817-1897).

The Medical Knowledge of Shakespeare.

London: Longman & Co., 1860.

INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, first printing. Octavo (23 x 16cm), pp.viii; 292; [2]. Publisher's dark brown blind stamped cloth, gilt titles to spine, red coated endpapers, binder's ticket to rear pastedown. Inscribed by the author to the title page: "Dr Charles.....Fowler | with his uncles love | Buckhill | 1893".

Generally clean internally with just some slight spotting to first and last leaves. Binding heavily rubbed to corners and spine ends with some loss, sunned to spine. Uncommon. Very good.

A play by play review of William Shakespeare's knowledge of medicine by the renowned psychiatrist and mental health reformer.