Hoffman BF1052 .B85
BRIERRE DE BOISMONT (1798-1881)
Alexandre Brierre de Boismont, a French physician, was the author
of innumerable publications, in fields as varied as the neuropsychiatry,
botany, anatomy, and surgery. But, he best known for his work
His most famous study, Des hallucinations, demonstrated that
he considered hallucinations were an important part a mankindís
psychological history. In his treatise he sought to explain the occurrence
of hallucinations and presented a variety of clinical cases to
illustrate his points.
Translated into English as On Hallucinations, it was
first published in American in 1853. This is a copy of the English
translation that was published in 1860 in Columbus, Ohio.
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