Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Good. No Jacket. Book. 12mo-Between 6 3/4" and 7 3/4" Tall. 231 page book is in good condition with edgewear, scuffing of cover, sun fading on spine, crease on back cover as well as a tear repaired with tape, discoloration of cover and page sides, yellowing pages, and previous owner's name inside the front cover. After examining in detail the magical myths and practices of primitive peoples in all parts of the globe, the author relates these to the thoughts, hallucinations and behavior of schizophrenic patients, particularly to a singularly revealing case study of a patient under his own observation. In the course of analyzing the similarities as welel as the differences between primitive magic and schizophrenia, he sheds a wealth of new light on the puzzling mysteries which surround them both.
Softcover. Octavo. 230pp. Original pictorial wrappers. Bibliography. The Hungarian psychoanalyst and anthropologist Geza Roheim (1891¿1953) examines the thoughts, hallucinations, and behaviour of "schizophrenic" patients, in the light of magical myths and practices from a wide variety of cultures. Spine rubbed, creased & faded, wrappers slightly rubbed & creased, small edge tear to front cover, page-edges age-toned, otherwise a solid near-VG.
Good+ No Jacket. Blue boards with gilt lettering on spine, spine color faded perhaps sunned, light edgewear, no slant, tight binding, clean and unmarked pages, pages no longer bright white but show no age toning either, 230 pages, posthumously edited by Warner Muensterberger with the assistance of S. H. Posinsky, foreword by Sandor Lorand.
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