The Interpretation of Dreams.
Authorised Translation of Third Edition with Introduction by A. A. Brill.New York: The Macmillan Company, 1913 Stock Code: 140894
The birth of psychoanalysisFirst edition in English of Die Traumdeutung, US issue, an unusually nice copy of the work that introduced to the English-speaking world the key ideas underlying the therapeutic practice of psychoanalysis via this translation, published simultaneously in London and New York, of the Austrian-born psychiatrist, and the first psychoanalyst to practice in the United States, Abraham Brill.
"This is unquestionably Freud's greatest single work. It contains all the basic components of psychoanalytic theory and practice; the erotic nature of dreams, the 'Oedipus complex', the libido, and the rest; all related to the background of the 'unconscious', later to be called the 'sub-conscious'" (PMM).
Octavo. Original grey-blue cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt.
A little sunning to spine but the gilt still bright, some minor marks to cloth and a little trivial rubbing to corners, sound and clean within, excellent condition.
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