Cloth in DJ; 143pp; DJ slightly edgeworn & protected by mylar sleeve, old price stamp to FFEP, text unmarked, binding is tight, VG+/VG condition. Dedicated to "the dead and those who desire to die," a work consisting of statements and poems by a schizophrenic. From front flap: "In these disturbing pages are verses and prose which express the honest, uninhibited feelings, not of a bitterly disillusioned man, but of one who has not enjoyed any illusions whatever.". Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Cynicism and Realism of a Psychotic
Publisher: Vantage Press
Publication Date: 1959
Book Condition: Very Good+
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Vantage Press, New York, Washington, Hollywood. Copyright 1959, First Edition Stated., 1959. Mauve cloth hardcover, plain front, lettering on spine, Very Good/Fair Dust Jacket; approximately 5 1/4" x 8", 143 pages containing a foreword, an introduction which starts "I am insane.", a short autobiography, many short poems, followed by short prose thoughts sometimes only a paragraph in length, and ending with a few short poems. Very interesting insights into the mind of a man who labels himself a psychotic. The book is in very good condition with light spine end rubbing. Dust jacket is chipped, with tears, top and bottom; back is soiled, but it is all readable. Please refer to the photo. Very Good/Fair. Bookseller Inventory # 01175