Alexander Cannon The Science of Hypnotism First Edition 1936

$350.00

Dr. Cannon considered hypnotism a diagnostic tool, advising “that for the treatment of physical diseases, at any rate, it should be employed only under the supervision of a duly qualified and registered medical practitioner or practiced by doctors themselves …”. He then describes the various methods of hypnotism: Lloyd Tuckey’s, Bernheim’s, Grossman’s, his own Occidental Method, Liébeault’s, Erskine’s, Binet and Féré’s, Bernheim-Coué’s, his own Artificial Eye Method, Delboeuf’s, Carl Wickland’s, Charcôt’s.

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Cannon, Alexander. The Science of Hypnotism by Alexander Cannon, K.C.A.; M.D.; Ph.D.; Ch.B.; D.P.M.; M.A.; F.R.G.S. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc. Publishers, 1936. First edition, so stated. 7 5/8 inches, [126 pages; iv] Bound in green cloth with stamped lettering on the front cover and spine. Dust jacket is beige with brown lettering and green decoration. The back panel of the dust jacket has the original price of $1.50 with an advertisement for the third printing of Alexander Cannon’s Powers That Be. The book and the dust jacket are both fine. There is slight discoloration from the dust jacket to the front cover. Dr. Cannon considered hypnotism a diagnostic tool, advising “that for the treatment of physical diseases, at any rate, it should be employed only under the supervision of a duly qualified and registered medical practitioner or practiced by doctors themselves …”. He then describes the various methods of hypnotism: Lloyd Tuckey’s, Bernheim’s, Grossman’s, his own Occidental Method, Liébeault’s, Erskine’s, Binet and Féré’s, Bernheim-Coué’s, his own Artificial Eye Method, Delboeuf’s, Carl Wickland’s, Charcôt’s. The last chapter is titled “Hypnotic Color Science.” An appendix is titled “Dr. Cannon’s Experimental Records,” listing musical selections used theraputically by Dr. Cannon.

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