The Basic Writings of Sigmund Freud – Psychopathy of Everyday Life – The Interpretation of Dreams – Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex – Wit and Its Relation to the Unconscious – Totem and Taboo – The History of the Psychoanalytic Movement. Translated and edited, with an introduction by Dr. A.A. Brill.
First edition of this collection. New York, Random House, 1938. 14,5 cm x 21 cm. VI, 1001 pages. Original Hardcover. Upper hinge with some minor tears. Otherwise in very good condition with some minor signs of external wear. From the library of swiss – american – irish poet Chuck Kruger. With his name to front free endpaper. Markings and annotations in erasable pencil.
Contains among others the following chapters: Introduction by Dr. A.A. Brill; Psychopathology of Everyday Life: Forgetting of Proper Names; Forgetting of Foreign Words; Forgetting of Names and Order of Words; Childhood and Concealing Memories; Mistakes in Speech; Mistakes in Reading and Writing etc.