The Making of a Madman: Lionel Terry - A Biography [+ autograph manuscript]: Tod, Frank The Making of a Madman: Lionel Terry - A Biography [+ autograph manuscript]: Tod, Frank The Making of a Madman: Lionel Terry - A Biography [+ autograph manuscript]: Tod, Frank

The Making of a Madman: Lionel Terry - A Biography [+ autograph manuscript]

Tod, Frank

Published by Otago Foundation Books (1977), 1977
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Previous owner's signature, with Seacliff address. Front free endpaper cut out. Dustjacket rubbed and faded, with small tears and chips at corners and ends of dustjacket spine. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; Loosely included is an autograph manuscript by Lionel Terry with 4 angst-ridden poems and 2 aphorisms. Neatly handwritten on both sides of 1 leaf of paper. Leaf dimensions: 216 x 172mm. Signed twice by Lionel Terry, 1 signature "The Madhouse, N.Z. 1906-43". The four poems are titled: "Emotional Insanity"; "The Wisdom of an Ass"; "The Adulterous Lion"; The Maladie Britaine". "O, let us sing the praises of the Medical Profession! / These sleek, silk-hatted gentlemn of smiling self-possession! / It doesn't matter who you are, or what you do or say, / They'll diagnose your symptoms in a most amazing way:" - from the poem "Emotional Insanity". 222 page + frontispiece + plates. Brown boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 206 x 135mm. Biography of a New Zealand poet-philosopher, murderer and escapee. The "varied and exciting career of one of New Zealand's most colourful and controversial characters" - from dustjacket blurb. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Making of a Madman: Lionel Terry - A ...
Publisher: Otago Foundation Books (1977)
Publication Date: 1977
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good-
Edition: First Edition.

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