Sheldon. Psychology and the Promethean Will: A Constructive Study of the Acute Common Problem of Education, Medicine and Religion [With signature and bookplate of Smith Ely Jelliffe]
Sheldon. Psychology and the Promethean Will: A Constructive Study of the Acute Common Problem of Education, Medicine and Religion [With signature and bookplate of Smith Ely Jelliffe]
Sheldon. Psychology and the Promethean Will: A Constructive Study of the Acute Common Problem of Education, Medicine and Religion [With signature and bookplate of Smith Ely Jelliffe]

Sheldon. Psychology and the Promethean Will: A Constructive Study of the Acute Common Problem of Education, Medicine and Religion [With signature and bookplate of Smith Ely Jelliffe]

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Sheldon, William H. Psychology and the Promethean Will: A Constructive Study of the Acute Common Problem of Education, Medicine and Religion [With signature and bookplate of Smith Ely Jelliffe]. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1936. First Edition (B-L). [3018]

Red cloth, binding dull but solid with no damage, white ink call numbers on spine, round emboss stamp on tp from Psychiatric Institute Medical Library, Hartford, CT, with their simple card pocket at back. With the amusing bookplate of Smith Ely Jelliffe, and his complete signature on the tp. The pages are clean and unmarked but for two with short pencil jottings in the margins. There is an additional round emboss stamp of a private collector, bearing his initials, on the half title page. x., 265 pp.; 6 x 8 1/4 inches. Very good. Hardcover.

Smith Ely Jeliffe (1866-1945), American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst; a book collector who amassed an enormous library of books on psychology, said to be the largest in private hands in the early 20th century. His copy, with bookplate & signature, of Sheldon's still-controversial and influential treatise on Psychology & the Will.