The Mask of Sanity An Attempt to Reinterpret the So-Called Psychopathic Personality by Hervey Cleckley. Warmly inscribed first edition of the influential work on sociopathy. Red cloth with gilt lettering. Fine with gilt still strong, clean and bright contents, no jacket.Inscribed on front endpaper to a fellow doctor: For Palmer Holmes[,] with grateful recollection of his many deeds of kindness to me, by X-Ray and otherwise, and with sincere good wishes, [signed] Hervey Cleckley. Underneath that he wrote an A. Inscribee is almost certainly Georgia professor of radiology L. Perhaps the definitive work on psychopathy (often generally referred to today as "sociopathy") from an American psychiatrist whose work influenced everything from the films Psycho and The Three Faces of Eve (co-writing the book the latter was based on) to Hare's Psychopathy Checklist. Documentary filmmaker Erroll Morris has hailed him as one of the unsung 20th century figures. We specialize in rare and out-of-print books! The item "The Mask of Sanity by HERVEY CLECKLEY SIGNED First Edition 1941 Sociopath 1st" is in sale since Saturday, April 08, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "burnsiderarebooks" and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.