Scarce Nineteenth-Century Treatise on Medical Jurisprudence Pagan, J[ohn] M[acMichan] [1802-1868]. The Medical Jurisprudence of Insanity. London: Ball, Arnold & Co., Glasgow: John Symington, 1840. iv, 327 pp. Octavo (7-3/4" x 4-3/4"). Later library cloth, red and black lettering pieces and paper shelf label to spine. Light shelfwear and soiling, minor wear to edges of lettering pieces. Moderate toning to text, faint library stamp to title page, brief annotations to verso. $850. * First edition. Pagan, a physician, was a member of the faculty of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. His treatise is based on "lectures on the Medical Jurisprudence of Insanity, delivered to his students for a number of years past, in his general course of Forensic Medicine" (iii). A second edition was published in 1843. Not in the Harvard Law Catalogue, Marvin or Sweet & Maxwell.
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