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Rare books including first editions and copies in fine bindings related to psychoanalysis, psychology, and historical works of related interest.

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  1. 126856
    First edition, first impression. With a compliments slip from the publisher and the author loosely inserted. Carstairs used his Reith Lecture to analyse social changes that have taken place over the century, including changes to sexual morality, the role of women, and the prevalence of violence and mental illness. His condoning... Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 126856

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  2. 124667
    First edition, first printing, of this historical study inspired by Clifford Beers's American Foundation for Mental Hygiene. Learn More
    £65

    Stock Code: 124667

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  3. New Babes for Old.
    First edition, first impression of this book on parenting and family health. Kok (1893-1969) was a South African-born writer and doctor who attended medical school in England during the 1920s, and was a forthright advocate for the health of women and neonates. She practised medicine until 1953, when she became a broadcaster... Learn More
    £75

    Stock Code: 105191

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  4. A Psychological Interpretation of some of Grimms' Fairy Tales.
    Privately published and circulated among friends of Dr. Rodgers, a Jungian analyst. This is a rare collection of some of her fairy tale interpretations, including "The Frog King", "Hansel and Gretel", and "Rumpelstiltskin". Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 90635

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  5. Alcohol: One Man's Meat.
    First edition, first printing of this study on alcoholism. The authors consider potential psychological, physiological, and social factors, as well as discuss successful means of treating what they define as the "abnormal drinker". Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 90449

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  6. A Full Inquiry into the Subject of Suicide.
    First edition, written to combat Hume's Essay on Suicide (1783) and "one of the fullest surveys of philosophical and religious thought up to that time" (Encyclopedia of philosophy); "the most extensive treatise on the 'natural, social, moral, and religious' aspects of suicide the risk of which the psychiatrist must continually... Learn More
    £4,750

    Stock Code: 88469

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  7. 51016
    First edition, first impression, of Freud's work on jokes and their relationship to the unconscious. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 51016

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  8. 59379
    First edition of Lacan's first published work. Lacan's ground-breaking thesis, particularly its central narrative of the story of the woman he named Aimée, immediately attracted the attention of the Surrealists. "To this thesis," Dali wrote in 1933, "we are indebted for giving us, for the first time, a global and homogeneous... Learn More
    £5,000

    Stock Code: 59379

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