Secaucus, NJ: Lyle Stuart Inc. 1987. First edition. Hardcover. 402pp. Large octavo [23.5 cm] 1/2 black cloth with black paper covered boards. Very good. The text block edges are subtly darkened and stained. The edges of the spine and covers are faded, rubbed and bumped. The dust jacket is in very good condition. Rubbed and subtly age-toned. There is a 1/2 inch long closed tear in the top edge of the rear panel. The edges are slightly bumped and chipped. Item #30985
With a glossary. L. Ron Hubbard wrote the 1950 bestseller Dianetics, the Modern Science of Mental Health.