1884 Digest of Laws Concerning the Insane Harrison, George L. [1811-1885]. Legislation on Insanity: A Collection of All the Lunacy Laws of the States and Territories of the United States to the Year 1883, Inclusive. Also the Laws of England on Insanity, Legislation in Canada on Private Houses, And Important Portions of the Lunacy Laws of Germany, France, Etc. Philadelphia: Privately Printed 1884. , 1119 pp. Octavo, (9-1/2" x 6-1/4"). Later library cloth, red and black lettering pieces and paper shelf label to spine, endpapers added. Moderate shelfwear and soiling, corners bumped, front hinge starting. Light toning to text, corners lacking from a few leaves with no loss to text, author presentation inscription and embossed library stamp to title page, which is beginning to detach, a few library marks to verso. $350. * Only edition. Harrison, a Pennsylvania attorney, was president of the Board of Public Charities of Pennsylvania. He was committed to the improvement of conditions for people with mental illnesses and disabilities. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) I:880.
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