London: New Sydenham Society, 1861. Translated from the third edition of the original by George William Balfour. 4 vols. 8vo. Original blind stamped & decoratively gilt brown cloth. Vol. IV lacking half of backstrip; signatures starting in Vol. III. London: The New Sydenham Society, 1861-1865. First English Edition. Good. Translation of Practisches Handbuch der gerichtlichen Medicin, by "the greatest name in forensic medicine in his time". Casper's work remained "unsurpassed for many years." - G-M 1743.
Philadelphia: American Journal of Medical Sciences, 1836. 5 pages (pp. 330-334) EXTRACTED FROM: The American Journal of Medical Sciences, no. 36. Slim 8vo, modern wrappers. (Philadelphia): American Journal of Medical Sciences, Aug. 1836. Very good. Operation by the Geneva College surgeon on an Auburn prisoner serving a life sentence for rape.
Paris: Crochard, 1818. 238pp., 16mo, contemporary tree calf, ornately gilt spine; (lightly dampstained on first few pages). Paris: Crochard, 1818. First Edition. Very good. "Orfila, pioneer toxicologist, was the leading medico-legal expert of his time. He was born in Minorca, studied at Valencia, Barcelona and Paris, and was one of the founders of the Academie de Medicine. He was a popular teacher, and is particularly remembered for his writings on toxicology." GM p. 327.
New York: Appleton, 1870. 8 figures of skulls. 48pp., printed wrappers; wrappers chipped. New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1870. A very good(-) copy. Reprint from the Journal of Psychological Medicine, April 1870. Interesting detailed study of the effect of blows and gunshot wounds developed during the defense of a West Davenport, N.Y. merchant on the charge of murdering his wife.
BIRMINGHAM: Classics of Medicine, 1987. 480pp. 8vo, full leather, a.e.g. (Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Medicine, 1987). Fine. "The first authoritative and comprehensive treatise in English on the relation between law and psychiatry. Ray became the most influential American writer on forensic psychiatry in the 19th century." GM 1739. Facsimile of the 1838 edition.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1962. Ed. by Winfred Overholser. 8vo, green cloth, d.w. chipped. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1962. "The first authoritative and comprehensive treatise in English on the relation between law and psychiatry. Ray became the most influential American writer on forensic psychiatry in the 19th century." GM 1739.