Books: Mites

IT'S A SMALL WORLD—Walter Bodin & Burnet Hershey—Coward-McCann ($3). In the 18th Century it was quite the thing to visit Bedlam, London's lunatic asylum, to have a hearty laugh at its mad inmates. Twentieth-Centuryites are more squeamish, but they still pay good money to circus sideshows to see grown men and women whose under-functioning pituitary glands have made midgets. For those who cannot or will not attend such freak shows, Authors Bodin & Hershey have written a book that answers all conceivable questions about these monstrous mites. Midgets are correctly proportioned miniature copies...

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