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This sale is for an original 1901 1ST EDITION of "PRACTICAL LESSONS IN HYPNOTISM" by Wm. Wesley Cook, A. M., M. D., formerly a Professor of Physiological Medicine in the National University of Chicago, published by the Thompson & Thomas Publishers of Chicago.
This book is "A MUST READ" for anyone interested in gaining power and influence, entertaining friends, and achieving World Domination. THIS IS ACTUALLY A QUOTE FROM A BOOK REVIEWER! This book contains complete instructions in the development and practice of hypnotic power, including much valuable information in regard to mental healing, mind reading, and other kindred subjects.
WHAT IS HYPNOSIS?
Hypnosis is a naturally occurring state of concentration of the mind and body. It is a very relaxed, hyper-suggestible state in which a person experiences deep physical and mental relaxation which allows for the bypass of the critical factor of the conscious mind. When the critical factor is bypassed, you now have access to the wisdom and knowledge of the subconscious mind.
As quoted from the "Introduction"…..
"Hypnotism is the most practical science of the age. It enters into our everyday life and confers advantages that cannot be acquired through any other medium. Its practice is no longer a mere past time for amusement and sensation. Professional people of the highest standing now recognize its value and seek profit by its benefits. Scientists regard it as a natural power, for ages kept dormant, but apparently destined to perform an active part in the welfare and development of future generations. To study hypnotism is like un-fathoming the hidden mysteries of magic and human miracles and making them matters of absolute knowledge. Its possibilities are almost boundless and are interwoven with every phase of human life. Its powers are largely responsible for the successful determination of modern business and social undertakings.
It does not require years of study to become a hypnotist, for this great blessing to Mankind is of natural endowment, possessed by practically everyone and capable of being developed by all who will devote to its study the patience and energy always so necessary for the development of natural talents. The reward is great that follows the persistent study of hypnotism, for it is a science that bestows upon its devotees a power that is almost superhuman. It overawes everyone who witnesses its indisputable acts and its marvelous manifestations. It overthrows the theories of judges and philosophers and theologians and shakes the faith of material scientists in their preconceived opinions. It supports the surgeon and the physician and cures the afflicted and the deformed whom they pronounce beyond the hope of recovery. It breaks the chains of demoralizing and destructive habits. It comforts sorrowing and brings peace of mind to those distracted by the perplexities of life. It abolishes periods of time and extensive distance. It makes the lame to walk and strengthens the weak and causes the raving maniac to become as docile as a little babe. It checks the hand of death and snatches almost from the grave the grim destroyer's victims. It loosens the tongue of the stutterer, overcomes the self-consciousness of the backward, and tempers the impetuousness of the rash enthusiast. To Mankind in every walk of life it is a blessing leading his innermost thoughts to higher and nobler things. Developing his powers to plan and to execute and giving him social, financial, and intellectual eminence among his fellow Man. All this and more is hypnotism."
Dr. William Wesley Cook's Practical Lessons in Hypnotism was originally published in 1901, but this scholarly study is as relevant as it ever was. In spite of the skeptics, hypnotism has long been a psychological science that has earned the respect of many in the medical profession (notably, Sigmund Freud) and hypnotherapy is widely used in many treatment programs. Here, Cook approaches the subject in a constructive way, covering the history and philosophy of the science, as well as practical techniques and considerations. Most compelling are the studies of hypnotism's many applications, such as in self-healing, anesthesia, behavioral therapy, and even persuasion in the field of business. Cook's work also includes intellectual discussions on tangential-and fascinating-subjects such as telepathy, clairvoyance, and magnetic healing. Comprehensive and erudite, it promises satisfaction for the curious as well as the studious.
There are 28 Chapters within this book.
For a more detailed reveal, please refer to the "CONTENTS" pages.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
THE AUTHOR'S PREFACE
HISTORY OF HYPNOTISMA
PHILOSOPHY OF HYPNOTISM
QUALIFICATIONS OF A HYPNOTIST
QUALIFICATIONS OF A SUBJECT
FAVORABLE AND UNFAVORABLE INFLUENCES
PRECAUTIONS TO BE OBSERVED
HOW TO HYPNOTIZE
DEGREES OF HYPNOSIS
SELF-HYPNOTISM- AUTO SUGGESTION
ACIDENTAL DEVELOPMENT OF HYPNOTIC POWER
THE HYPNOTIST'S SECRET
DEVELOPING A SUBJECT
ANIMAL MAGNETISM - MAGNETIC HEALING
OVERCOMING HABITS BY HYPNOTISM
HYPNOTISM AND DISEASES
ANAESTHESIA DURING HYPNOSIS
HYPNOTISM AND THE INSANE
HYPNOTISM IN BUSINESS AND SOCIETY
HYPNOTISM IN THE PROFESSIONS
GENERAL HYPNOTIC INFLUENCE
POST - HYPNOTISM
AWAKENING A SUBJECT
METHOD OF PRODUCING HYPNOSISPublished in 1901,this bookis inGOODCONDITION forits age and especially to be112 YEARS OLD!!! ALLPAGES ARE PRESENT!!! and tightly bound.There are no destructive tears ormarkings.It measures 6" X 7 3/4" and is complete with264 pages. The interior hinges have been neatly reinforced with archival acid-free paper tape for further preservation. The back free endpaper has been removed, a blank page anyway. Its most notable imperfection is there are two nicks located at the top of the back cover, as pictured below for your review. GET IT WHILE YOU CAN!!! GOOD LUCK!!! We combine wins to save youshipping costs!
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