Visions: A Study of False Sight (Pseudopia.)...With an Introduction and Memorial Sketch by Oliver Wendell Holmes, M.D. Edward H. Clarke.
Visions: A Study of False Sight (Pseudopia.)...With an Introduction and Memorial Sketch by Oliver Wendell Holmes, M.D
Visions: A Study of False Sight (Pseudopia.)...With an Introduction and Memorial Sketch by Oliver Wendell Holmes, M.D
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Visions: A Study of False Sight (Pseudopia.)...With an Introduction and Memorial Sketch by Oliver Wendell Holmes, M.D.

Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company. The Riverside Press, Cambridge [London: Trübner & Co.], 1878.

Frontis. xxii, 315pp. 8vo. Original green cloth. BAL 8926 (Holmes); Crabtree 1004. Item #316212

Holmes edited this last book by his classmate and friend Edward H. Clarke (1820-77), an essay left unfinished at Clarke’s death. It is a study of hallucinations and visions, and what causes them. The effects of various drugs (quinine, digitalis, opium, hashish, alcohol) on vision is among the topics covered. Clarke had been a Professor at Harvard succeeding Jacob Bigelow as Prof. of Materia Medica.

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