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THIGPEN, Corbett H., M.D. and Hervey M. Cleckley, M.D
The Three Faces of Eve
McGraw-Hill, 1957. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Edgeworn, very good in very good dustwrapper. The Dedication Copy, simply Inscribed by Hervey M. Cleckley to his first wife Louise Martin Cleckley: "12 Jan 1957 For: Louise" and unsigned. He has however made 12 pencil notations in the text. The long printed dedication reads: "To Louise Martin Cleckley / Who was often called into service as psychiatrist to both of us through the bewildering years while we were treating this patient. Often the effort of two men seemed not quite adequate to deal with the three faces of this problem. For the contribution of a woman's understanding to our work and for true collaboration in presenting this study we are immeasurably grateful." [With]: A second copy of the book, this copy a fifth printing, near fine in near fine dustwrapper. This copy Inscribed by Cleckley in 1976 to his second wife Emily S. Cleckley: "Pour ma chere Emilie...," with a quote from A.E. Housman, and Initialed "H." Cleckley was an important psychiatrist and pioneer in the field of psychopathy. His book *The Mask of Sanity*, originally published in 1941, provided the most influential clinical description of psychopathy in the 20th Century. Cleckley and Thigpen's important case study of a victim of multiple personality disorder that, along with the faithful Nunnally Johnson film adaptation, brought widespread awareness of the illness. Johnson wrote, produced, and directed the film, featuring Oscar-winner Joanne Woodward, David Wayne, and Lee J. Cobb. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Between the Covers (betweenthecoversrarebooks) [Gloucester City, New Jersey, US]
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