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Lot 56 of 207: MacKay, Charles Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions. Richard Bentley, 1841. 8vo (3 vols). Half leather over marbled boards by Charles Thurnam and Sons, Carlisle; 4 plates (lacking plate of John Law, that of Paracelsus bound in its place suggesting it was lost at point of binding, also lacking half-titles). First edition. Mackay's still popular work on the epidemic nature of crowd psychology. With chapters on tulipomania, the South Sea Bubble, witch-mania and alchemy this engaging and live

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Sold For:£750
Estimate: £300 - £500

Books, Maps & Ephemera(#172BK)  15/03/2019 10:30 AM GMT  Closed