Paris: Lepetit, 1818. hardcover. 3 vols. Thick 8vo, full contemporary mottled calf, leather labels (bindings worn). Paris: Lepetit, 1818. Very good. very good.
Revised & corrected 3rd edition of this curious work, with extensive dissertations on imagination in women, comets, spectres, witchcraft, the basilisk, giants, Pope Joan, Nostradamus, the song of the Sirens, physiognomy, ventriloquism, showers of stones, the 11,000 virgins, fauns and satyrs, animal magnetism, cancer, vaccination, comedians, elephants, the Jews, phrenology, Joan of Arc, etc.