Black Majesty. The Life of Christophe, King of Haiti. Mahlon Blaine, John W. Vandercook.
Black Majesty. The Life of Christophe, King of Haiti

Inscribed to His Psychiatriat, with Drawing

Black Majesty. The Life of Christophe, King of Haiti.

New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1928.

Blaine, Mahlon. First edition. Colored drawings by Mahlon Blaine. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed to His Psychiatriat, with Drawing. Decorated cloth backed in black. Spine sunned, but very good in damaged slipcase. Rarely seen thus. Item #241958

With orginal pen and ink drawing of man on horseback by Blaine and inscription on verso of the flyleaf:

"For Archie Crandell from Mahlon Blaine 41"

Dr. Archie Crandell was a psychiatrist at New Jersey State Hospital at Greystone beginning in 1930; he later became the Medical Superintendent in 1950. The eccentric and unbalanced Mahlon Blaine was a patient of Dr. Crandell's at Greystone around 1940-1941, when he inscribed this book

A remarkable association.

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