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FREUD, Sigmund.

Rare books by Sigmund Freud, including first editions, signed and finely bound copies of The Interpretation of Dreams, and sets of his collected works.

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    Über der Ursprung der hinteren Nervenwurzeln im Rückenmark von Ammocoetes (Petromyzon Planeri),

    in Sitzungsberichte der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Classe der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. LXXV. Band. III. Abtheilung. Jahrgang 1877. Heft I bis V.
    First edition of Freud's first published paper. "Freud's second piece of student research, on the function of the large Reissner cells in the spinal cord of the primitive fish Petromyzon, was assigned to him by Professor Ernst Brücke, head of the Institute of Physiology in Vienna, where Freud had been admitted in the fall of 1876. Freud showed that the Reissner cells 'gave rise to the root-fibres of the posterior roots' (Standard edition III, p. Learn More
    £6,500

    Date of Publication: 1877

    Published: Vienna

    Stock Code: 52298

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  2. Der Witz und Seine Beziehung zum Unbewussten.

    Der Witz und Seine Beziehung zum Unbewussten.

    First edition. Freud argues in this, one of his most famous works, that jokes happen when the conscious allows forbidden thoughts which society suppresses. Learn More
    £925

    Date of Publication: 1905

    Published: Leipzig & Vienna

    Stock Code: 47828

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  3. Der Witz und seine Beziehung zum Unbewussten.

    Der Witz und seine Beziehung zum Unbewussten.

    First edition, first impression of Freud's work on jokes and their relationship to the unconscious. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1905

    Published: Leipzig and Wien

    Stock Code: 51016

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  4. The Interpretation of Dreams.

    The Interpretation of Dreams.

    Authorised Translation of Third Edition with Introduction by A. A. Brill.
    First edition in English, first impression, first state (UK issue). With the publisher's tipped-in label stating that the sale of the book is "limited to Members of the Medical, Scholastic, Legal and Clerical professions". Intended to be a medical handbook, this book is not often found in such nice condition, and is the scarcer of the two states (the other being the first edition sheets bound with the Macmillan cancel title page for issue in America). Learn More
    £3,750

    Date of Publication: 1913

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 111197

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  5. Beyond the Pleasure Principle

    Beyond the Pleasure Principle

    Authorized translation from the second German edition by C. J. M. Hubback.
    First edition in English, first impression, first issue with the George Allen and Unwin imprint on the dust jacket and no mention of the Hogarth Press on the title page. In Beyond the Pleasure Principle, generally considered his most controversial text, Freud introduced the concept of Eros and further investigated his theory of the death drive, or Thanatos, the human mind being a perpetual battleground for Eros and Thanatos. Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1922

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 114402

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    Die Zukunft einer Illusion.

    First edition, first impression. The English translation, The Future of an Illusion, was published the following year. The International Pyschoanalytic Publishing House, founded in 1919, published several hundred works on medical and applied psychoanalysis during its 20-year history; many of these - Freud's text included - have become key contributors to the development of psychiatry and psychoanalytical literature. Learn More
    £450

    Date of Publication: 1927

    Published: Leipzig

    Stock Code: 116633

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