FREUD, Sigmund.

Zur Kenntniss der Cerebralen Diplegien des Kindesalters (im Anschluss an die Little’sche Krankheit).

Leipzig und Wien [Vienna]: Franz Deuticke, .1893

8vo, 3 leaves, 168 pages, 2 folding tables. Contemporary half plum cloth. Ends of spine slightly worn and lower joint torn (but the hinge still strong), a very good, fresh copy. Signature of Dr. Leopold Oser (1839–1910), stamps of Dr. R. Hofstätter (1883–1970) and Dr. Gerhard Krebs on front endpapers.

FIRST EDITION. “A companion to Freud and Rie’s earlier clinical study of the unilateral paralyses of children, completing Freud’s investigation of all forms of childhood paralysis. The case histories were divided into four groups: (1) general and cerebral spasticity (“Little’s disease”), (2) paraplegic spasticity from bilateral cerebral lesion, (3) centralized chorea and bilateral athetosis, and (4) bilateral spastic hemiplegia. Freud showed that each of these afflictions could be caused either by congenital factors, factors active during birth, or factors subsequently acquired” (Norman catalogue F23).


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