Mania by Lawrence M. Jayson (1937) hardcover book


Lawrence M. Jayson - Mania

New York/London: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1937. First edition, thus. Missing dust jacket. Hardcover. 8vo. Beige boards with blank banding and red lettering at the spine. 263pp. Poor condition. Shelf-wear to the periphery of boards. The binding is slightly rolled. Creasing, toning, scratching, rubbing, smudging, foxing, and areas of discoloration to the inner boards, endpaper, and pages of the text. Some faint stray pencil markings throughout. Fragile hinges/pages. Fraying to upper and lower spine. Discoloration, staining, scratching, rubbing, and smudging to the outer faces of the boards.

"Mania" by Lawrence M. Jason recounts the shocking and hidden secrets of mental Asylums (in 1937 anyway) through his time there as a patient.

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