WW2 items for sale

Royal Commission on Lunacy and Mental Disorder; Minutes of Evidence; Index and Appendices. 3 'Parts' bound in 3 volumes.

London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1926.

3 'Parts' in 3 volumes. Folio, 13 x 8.5 inches, 34 x 21 cms. 1926, Part I: iv [intro]; pages 1-505 [Minutes of Evidence]; Part II: iv [intro]; 507-937 [Minutes of Evidence]; Part III: ii [intro]; 939-970 [Appendices]; 971-1016 [Index to Subjects and Witnesses].

Library quarter morocco over maroon cloth. An immaculate and untouched set, without library stamps, each part (volume) with the bookplate of a North of England Library and Museum Reference Department and with the blindstamp of the library on the outer top cover of each volume.

A binding of this quality would nowadays cost in the region of £300 for the set of 3 volumes.

Seldom, if ever, found as here complete in all 3 parts containing 21,568 questions to, and answers from, from senior medical practictioners, presentatives of mental institutions around Britain, and many societies and organisations involved in related fields.

A separate 'Report' was published. This set, however, contains the formal and rare Minutes of Evidence leading to that report, essential research material of great importance unavailable elsewhere.

NOTE: The set is large and heavy and must be collected in York, Yorkshire. No postage unless by prior special arrangement.


Make offer and collect from York (no postage)

Retirement sale

I'm selling this because of my retirement. If you're interested in purchasing it, please first contact me by email simply to check it's still available and has not been purchased elsewhere.

Your email should contain the title of the item (in red at the top of this page) and your offer.

I'll reply as soon as I receive your email (which may not be immediately, depending on where I am) to make appropriate arrangements with you for you to collect the item, paying in any way convenient to you on collection.

In case of difficulty, or for more information, contact me by email mentioning "Item 4000".


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