“MEN… GO MAD IN HERDS”
MACKAY, Charles. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions. London, 1841. Three volumes.
First edition of this highly entertaining and exceptionally influential early study of crowd behavior, a long-standing and classic guide to both popular psychology and the stock market, this copy splendidly extra-illustrated with 81 engraved plates, many vividly hand-colored, beautifully bound in full morocco-gilt by Bayntun. $18,500.