Author:Macalpine, Ida, and Richard Hunter


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George III and the Mad-Business

By: Macalpine, Ida, and Richard Hunter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: (c.1969)

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 18086


Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj

[nice clean copy, a bit of bumping to spine ends but no other significant wear; jacket shows moderate wear at corners and edges, a few minor nicks here and there]. (B&W plates) "George III's illness -- momentous in English history -- has remained little understood and what has been written on it is compounded fancy more than fact. Drawing upon extensive manuscript records of the royal physicians, many hitherto unknown, to give eyewitness accounts of all the King's attacks, the authors convey a vivid picture of the patient, his treatments and management, as well as of the epic struggle in... View more info