Title The Vermont Asylum for the Insane. Its Annals for Fifty Years. [1836-1886]
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Near Fine
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher Hildreth & Fales 1887
Seller ID 2072579
First edition. Boards faintly rubbed. 1887 Hard Cover. x, 302 pp. 8vo. A fifty-year history of the insane asylum now known as the Brattleboro Retreat, which was the first of its kind in the state, and among the first ten such facilities in the country. Its organization and style of care was influenced greatly by the 'moral treatment' advocated by the Quaker physician William Tuke.