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Athens State Hospital, Ohio. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Thirteenth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Athens Asylum for the Insane, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the year 1886. Columbus, OH: The Westcote Co., state printers, 1887. Small 4to (23.9 cm, 9.375"). Frontis., 76 pp.
$35.00

The superintendent's preface is filled with information about contracts and administrivia.
        With a good frontispiece wood engraving of a birds -eye-view of the hospital and its grounds (by the Pittsburgh firm of Mackenzie Davis). Ends with many tables of the usual facts and figures.
       
       Provenance: A slip bound in reads, "Compliments of A.B. Richardson, M.D., Superintendent."

Publisher's blue wrappers printed in black; some edgewear with chipping to corner, age-toning to edges. Interior a bit age-toned, faint spots of dirtying to title-page.  (40571)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Athens State Hospital, Ohio. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Fourteenth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Athens Asylum for the Insane, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the year 1887. Columbus, OH: The Westbote Co., state printers, 1888. Small 4to (23.7 cm, 9.25"). Frontis., 53, [3] pp.
$35.00

The superintendent's preface is filled with information about contracts and administrivia.
        With a good frontispiece wood engraving of a birds-eye-view of the hospital and its grounds (by the Pittsburgh firm of Mackenzie Davis). Ends with many tables of the usual facts and figures.
       
       Provenance: A slip bound in reads, "Compliments of A.B. Richardson, M.D., Superintendent."

Publisher's tan wrappers printed in black; some edgewear and light dust-soiling, faint vertical crease down center of pamphlet. Interior lightly age-toned, ink note to one leaf. Very good.  (40568)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Athens State Hospital, Ohio. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Fifteenth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Athens Asylum for the Insane, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the year 1888. Columbus, OH: The Westbote Co., state printers, 1889. Small 4to (23.9 cm, 9.375"). Frontis., 51, [1] pp.
$35.00

The superintendent's preface is filled with information about contracts and administrivia.
        With a good frontispiece wood engraving of a birds-eye-view of the hospital and its grounds (by the Pittsburgh firm of Mackenzie Davis). Ends with many tables of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's red wrappers printed in black; small, dark stain to corner of front wrapper. Interior lightly age-toned.  (40567)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Athens State Hospital, Ohio. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Sixteenth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Athens Asylum for the Insane, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the year 1889. Columbus, OH: The Westbote Co., printers, 1890. Small 4to (23.9 cm, 9.375"). 53, [3] pp.
$35.00

The superintendent's preface is filled with information about contracts and administrivia.
        Provenance: A slip bound in reads, "Compliments of W.P. Crumbacker, M.D., Superintendent."
        The work ends with lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's tan wrappers printed in black; minor edgewear. Interior browned. Very good.  (40566)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Athens State Hospital, Ohio. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Twenty-second annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Athens State Hospital to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the fiscal year ending November 15, ‘95. Columbus, OH: The Westbote Printing Co., state printers, 1896. Small 4to (23.9 cm, 9.375"). Frontis., 57, [1] pp.; 3 plts.
$35.00

Interestingly illustrated with three blacka and white photolithographs: one of the elevation of the hospital, twoe of the "dynamo room," and the last of "ice plant."
        Provenance: A slip bound in reads, "Compliments of C.O. Dunlap, M.D., Superintendent."
        The work ends with lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's tan wrappers printed in black; minor edgewear and sunning to edges. Interior age-toned, offsetting from provenance slip to back of plate. Very good.  (40564)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Athens State Hospital, Ohio. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Twenty-third annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Athens State Hospital, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the fiscal year ending November 15, 1896. Norwalk, OH: The Laning Printing Co., 1897. Small 4to (24.1 cm, 9.5"). 48 pp.
$35.00

The superintendent tells of changes professional staff and much administrivia.
        The work ends with lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's red wrappers printed in black; edges faded and with some chipping, waterstain to top corner of front wrapper and title-page. Very good.  (40563)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Athens State Hospital, Ohio. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Twenty-fourth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Athens State Hospital to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the fiscal year ending November 15, 1897. Norwalk, OH: The Laning Printing Co., 1898. Small 4to (23.9 cm, 9.375"). 55, [1] pp.
$35.00

The superintendent tells of changes professional staff.
        The work ends with lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's red wrappers printed in black; light age-toning to edges and interior. Very good.  (40562)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Athens State Hospital, Ohio. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Twenty-fifth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Athens State Hospital to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the fiscal year ending November 15, 1898. Columbus, OH: The Westbote Co., state printers, 1898. Small 4to (24 cm, 9.5"). 58 pp.
$35.00

The superintendent tells of the awarding of a contract to bring electricity to the institution, of two significant fires, and of the loss of two important physicians.
        The work ends with lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's blue wrappers printed in black; age-toning to edges. Interior slightly age-toned, small water-stain to top edge of last flew leaves. Very good.  (40561)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Dayton State Hospital. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Twenty-fourth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Dayton Asylum for the Insane, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the year 1878. Columbus, OH: Nevins & Myers, state printers, 1879. Small 4to (23.6 cm, 9.25"). Frontis., 70, [2] pp.; 1 plt.
$35.00

The superintendent provides a good introductory essay on on-going and planned improvements, including a flower garden, the design of which is shown on a plate; the need for work for the patients so they can have a sense of purpose and usefulness; and wants expressed by the patients.,
        The frontispiece is of the elevation of the hospital and its foregrounds and street running along the front of the property. It was engraved by the "Western Bank Note & Engraving, Chicago."
        The work ends with lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's green wrappers printed in black; minor edgewear. Very good.  (40560)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Dayton State Hospital. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Twenty-fifth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Dayton Asylum for the Insane, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the year 1879. Columbus, OH: Nevins & Myers, state printers, 1880. Small 4to (24.3 cm, 9.5"). 37, [3] pp.
$35.00

Little discussion in fore-matter except of administrative matters, but lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's green wrappers printed in black; minor edgewear, light water-staining to rear wrapper. Interior lightly age-toned.  (40559)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Dayton State Hospital. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Thirty-second annual report of the Trustees and Officers of the Dayton Asylum for the Insane, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the year 1886. Columbus, OH: Myers Bros., state printers, 1887. Small 4to (23.9 cm, 9.375"). 48 pp.
$35.00

Little discussion in fore-matter except of administrative matters, but lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's pink wrappers printed in black; edges faded, creasing and small closed tear to rear wrapper. Several leaves creased at corners, some tiny closed tears and chipping to fore-edge of leaves, occasional red ink note to interior. Very good.  (40558)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Dayton State Hospital. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Thirty-fifth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Dayton Asylum for the Insane, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the year 1889. Columbus, OH: The Westbote Co., state printers, 1890. Small 4to (23.9 cm, 9.375"). 47, [1] pp.
$35.00

Little discussion in fore-matter except of administrative matters, but lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's tan cloth printed in black; minor edgewear, light scuffs to rear wrapper. Interior slightly browned.  (40557)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Dayton State Hospital. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Forty-first annual report of the Trustees and Officers of the Dayton State Hospital to the Governor of the state of Ohio for the fiscal year ending November 15, 1895. Columbus, OH: The Westbote Printing Co., state printers, 1896. Small 4to (23.8 cm, 9.375"). 62, [2] pp.
$35.00

Little discussion in fore-matter except of administrative matters, but lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's tan wrappers printed in black; minor edgewear, top corner of rear wrapper chipped. Interior lightly age-toned.  (40556)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Dayton State Hospital. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Forty-second annual report of the Trustees and Officers of the Dayton State Hospital to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the fiscal year ending November 15, 1896. Norwalk, OH: The Laning Printing Co., 1897. Small 4to (23.9 cm, 9.375"). 59, [1] pp.
$35.00

Little discussion in fore-matter except of administrative matters, but lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's red wrappers printed in black; age-toning to wrappers and interior, small stain to top corner of rear wrapper and last leaf. Very good.  (40555)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Dayton State Hospital. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Forty-third annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Dayton State Hospital to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the fiscal year ending November 15, 1897. Norwalk, OH: The Laning Printing Co., 1898. Small 4to (23.8 cm, 9.375"). 56 pp.
$35.00

Little discussion in fore-matter except of administrative matters, but lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's red wrappers printed in black; age-toning to wrappers and interior. Very good.  (40554)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Cleveland State Hospital. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Forty-fourth annual report of the board of Trustees and Officers of the Cleveland State Hospital to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the fiscal year ending November 15, 1898. Columbus, OH: The Westbote Printing Co., state printers, 1898. Small 4to (24.1 cm, 9.5"). 63, [1] pp.
$35.00

Very little discussion in the preliminaries. but lots of the usual facts and figure.
        Provenance: A slip bound in reads, "Compliments of H.C. Eyman, M.D., Sup't."

Publisher's blue wrappers printed in black; age-toning and edgewear to wrappers. Provenance marks as above; interior age-toned, very faint, small water-stain to top corner of leaves. Very good.  (40543)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Dayton State Hospital. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Forty-fourth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Dayton State Hospital, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the fiscal year ending November 15, 1898. Columbus, OH: The Westbote Co., state printers, 1899. Small 4to (24.3 cm, 9.5"). 58 pp.
$25.00

Little discussion in fore-matter, but lots of the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's blue wrappers printed in black; front wrapper chipped, small water-stain to top corner, large portion of rear wrapper and last leaf lacking. Interior lightly age-toned, small water-stain to top corner of leaves and bottom corner of last few leaves.  (40553)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Cleveland Asylum for the Insane. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Thirty-third annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Cleveland Asylum for the Insane to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the fiscal year of 1887. Columbus, OH: The Westbote Co., state printers, 1888. Small 4to (24.3 cm, 9.5"). 48 pp.
$35.00

Lengthy discussions of the disastrous and fatal fire on 12 October 1887, treatment of the insane, and need to keep asylums small in size. And, of course, the usual facts and figures.

Publisher's brown wrappers printed in black; minor edgewear. Interior lightly age-toned. Very good.  (40551)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Cleveland Asylum for the Insane. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Thirty-second annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Cleveland Asylum for the Insane to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the fiscal year of 1886. Columbus, OH: The Westbote Co., 1887. Small 4to (23.9 cm, 9.375"). Frontis., 100 pp.
$35.00

Lengthy discussion of having been served with a writ of habeas corpus and the ensuing events, and a second lengthy essay on the qualifications of attendants. And, of course, the usual facts and figures.
        The frontispiece is a wonderful view of the hospital with a train in the foreground, signed "W,S, Morgan & Co., Lithographers, Cleveland, Ohio."

Publisher's pink wrappers printed in black; wrappers faded, particularly at the edges. Interior lightly age-toned with occasional finger-smudge. Very good.  (40542)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Cleveland Asylum for the Insane. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Twenty-eighth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Cleveland Asylum for the Insane, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the fiscal year 1882. Columbus, OH: G.J. Brand & Co., state printers, 1883. Small 4to (24 cm, 9.375"). Frontis., 85, [1] pp.
$35.00

Lengthy discussions of unlawful confinement in asylums via connivance of relatives and corrupt officials and of inebriates in asylums, and short discussions of use of restraints and diagnosing insanity. And, of course, the usual facts and figures.
        The frontispiece is a wonderful view of the hospital with a train in the foreground, signed "W,S, Morgan & Co., Lithographers, Cleveland, Ohio."

Publisher's green wrappers printed in black; light age-toning and edgewear. Interior is lightly age-toned. Very good.  (40547)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Cleveland Asylum for the Insane. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Twenty-sixth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Cleveland Asylum for the Insane, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the year 1880. Columbus, OH: G.J. Brand & Co., state printers, 1880. Small 4to (24.1 cm, 9.5"). Frontis., 90 pp.
$35.00

Lengthy discussion on current thinking about cause and nature of insanity, failure to recover from same, duty to the chronically ill, and employment of patients. And, of course, the usual facts and figures.
        The frontispiece is a wonderful view of the hospital with a train in the foreground, signed "W,S, Morgan & Co., Lithographers, Cleveland, Ohio."

Publisher's green wrappers printed in black; water-stain to very top edge and top corners of wrappers and first few leaves. Very good.  (40546)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Cleveland Asylum for the Insane. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Twenty-fifth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Cleveland Asylum for the Insane, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the year 1879. Columbus, OH: Nevins & Myers, state printers, 1880. Small 4to (24.1 cm, 9.5"). Frontis., 69, [1] pp.
$35.00

Discussion of use of restraints and the need for politics to be anathema in the operation of the hospital. And, of course, the usual facts and figures.
        The frontispiece is a wonderful view of the hospital with a train in the foreground, signed "W,S, Morgan & Co., Lithographers, Cleveland, Ohio."

Publisher's green wrappers printed in black; some age-toning and light spotting, minor chipping to corners and edges, tiny spot of soiling to front wrapper. Interior lightly age-toned, light crease to top corner of leaves. Very good.  (40544)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Cleveland Asylum for the Insane. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Twenty-fourth annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Cleveland Asylum for the Insane, to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the year 1878. Columbus, OH: Nevins & Myers, state printers, 1879. Small 4to (23.8 cm, 9.375"). Frontis., 71, [2] pp.
$35.00

Discussion of causes of insanity surveys bloodflow to the brain, heredity, moral flaws, alcohol, depression. Also discussion of suicide. And, of course, the usual facts and figures.
        The frontispiece is a wonderful view of the hospital with a train in the foreground, signed "W,S, Morgan & Co., Lithographers, Cleveland, Ohio."

Publisher's tan wrappers printed in black; minor edgewear, some rubbing to front wrapper resulting in a pinhole, a few very faint stains to rear wrapper. Very good.  (40545)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

Cleveland State Hospital. Board of Trustees and Officers.  Forty-third annual report of the Board of Trustees and Officers of the Cleveland State Hospital to the Governor of the state of Ohio, for the fiscal year ending November 15, 1897. Norwalk, OH: The Laning Printing Co., 1898. Small 4to (23.8 cm, 9.375"). 64 pp.
$35.00

Interesting information on new furniture, renovations, etc.. at this asylum for the mentally disturbed. One of the supposed causes of insanity is "Millerism."
        Provenance: A slip bound in reads, "Compliments of H.C. Eyman, M.D., Sup't."

Publisher's brown wrappers printed in black; edges faded, small dark stains to front wrappers, some mild chipping to corners. Provenance marks as above; interior lightly age-toned. Very good.  (40548)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

The Only Ancient Roman Novel in Latin to Survive in Its Entirety:
       Early Edition, with the Comments Commented Upon

Apuleius; Philippus Beroaldus, ed.  Commentarii a Philippo Beroaldi conditi in Asinu[m] aureu[m] Lucii Apulei. [colophon: Venetiis: Per Simonem Papiensem dictum Bivilaquam, 1501]. Folio (31 cm, 12.2"). 478 pp.
$2,975.00

The sole ancient Roman novel written in Latin to come to us completely intact, with scholarly commentary from one of the great Italian humanists — here in the uncommon second edition, following the first of the previous year. Bevilaqua printed the "Golden Ass," Apuleius's story of magical and erotic shenanigans starring a protagonist enchanted into the form of a donkey, with Beroaldo's substantial remarks surrounding each page of text. The whole is printed in various point sizes of roman type, with numerous interesting woodcut initials and a few phrases in Greek. => This copy is rubricated throughout.
        Evidence of readership: An early reader has provided comments in the margins or interlinearly on more than 50 leaves. Additionally, that reader has added marks of emphasis (i.e., manicules) along with underlining.
        Searches of WorldCat find => only eight U.S. institutions reporting ownership of this second edition.

Adams A1371; Brunet, I, 362; EDIT16 CNCE 2222; Schweiger, II, 11. Modern mottled calf, covers framed in decorative blind roll, spine with gilt-stamped red leather title-label, blind-ruled raised bands, and blind-tooled foliate decorations in compartments. Older dealer's catalogue description taped to front pastedown. Title-page mounted some time ago; final blank leaf lacking. Pinhole worming; a few leaves showing light to moderate waterstaining in outer portions. => Overall a handsome and engaging copy of a handsome, significant incunable.  (40529)   Add to My BOOK-STACK

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