New York: Paul B. Hoeber, 1920.
Hardcover. First edition. Octavo. 332pp. Illustrated with black and white plates. Original dark green cloth embellished with silver, gilt and black on the front board, pale green title stamped on spine. One plate loose and laid in, hinges cracked, faint dampstain on top page edges and top edge of rear board, corners worn and bumped, about very good. Inscribed by the author to his daughter on the front fly. Laid in is a color photograph of the author's tombstone. Dr. Alphonso Rockwell was the pioneer of electrotherapy to help treat various physiological and neurological maladies. He has been credited with the invention of the electric chair as a humane way of executing prisoners, which he would later come to regret.