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  1. Dianetics: The Original Thesis.

    Dianetics: The Original Thesis.

    First edition, first impression. The Original Thesis was originally written in 1948 and distributed among close friends - it quickly gained attention and in 1951 received its first official publication in this scarce hardcover edition. This copy bears the corrective ink stamp to the jacket front panel and the title page, changing the address from The Hubbard Dianetic Foundation, Wichita, to a new personal address, "L. Learn More
    £975

    Date of Publication: [1951]

    Published: Wichita, Kansas

    Stock Code: 114533

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  2. Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health.

    Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health.

    Introduction by J. A. Winter.
    First edition, first printing of the canonical text of Scientology, through which the Dianetic movement was first launched, later developing into the religion of Scientology. In it, Hubbard introduced a branch of self-help psychology called Dianetics that proved extremely popular, despite widespread condemnation by the medical and scientific establishment. Learn More
    £975

    Date of Publication: 1950

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 98090

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