Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1948. Hardcover. 8vo. Light green cloth with dark green lettering, dust jacket. xi, 138pp. Very good/very good. Quite faint dampstain to lower outer corner of both boards; jacket mildly edgeworn and rubbed, with similar faint dampstaining. Item #44582
Tight, attractive first edition of this group of three lectures. Nice presentation copy, inscribed and signed by Menninger (1899-1966) in black ink on front flyleaf to one of his three children: "To Phil / right off the press -- / Dad / May 10, 1948 / Washington (where I was / when it came out)." Philip B. Menninger (1928-2016) was the second of William' three children and a long-time Menninger Clinic staffer.