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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. Non-Verbal Communication.
    First edition, first impression. Advance review copy with the publisher's slip laid in. This report on non-verbal communication in humans and animals sets out the findings of a Royal Society study group. It is accompanied by essays "written from the point of view of a linguist, zoologists, psychologists, anthropologists... Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 112867

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  2. Mescal.

    Mescal.

    London: 1928

    First edition, first impression. Highly significant presentation copy of the author's breakthrough study of mescaline-induced hallucinations, handsomely inscribed "To Professor W. R. Miles, with compliments of the author Heinrich Kl Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 112683

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  3. Lectures on Human and Animal Psychology.
    First edition in English, originally published in 1863 as Vorlesungen Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 110264

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  4. What your aura tells me.
    First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 104259

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  5. Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health.
    First edition, first printing of the canonical text of Scientology, through which the Dianetic movement was first launched, later developing into the religion of Scientology. In it, Hubbard introduced a branch of self-help psychology called Dianetics that proved extremely popular, despite widespread condemnation by the medical... Learn More
    £975

    Stock Code: 98090

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  6. 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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  7. A Psychological Interpretation of some of Grimms' Fairy Tales.
    A typescript produced to be privately 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". With owner signature to front free endpaper. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 90637

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  8. Psychoanalysis and the Unconscious.
    First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US in 1922 as Fantasia of the Unconscious. With bookseller's ticket to front pastedown and owner signature to front free endpaper. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 90641

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  9. Trait Mdico-Philosophique sur l Alination Mentale, ou la Manie
    First edition, first impression. "In October 1793, while serving as m Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 91493

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  10. 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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  11. 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 Learn More
    £4,750

    Stock Code: 88469

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  12. Fantasia of the Unconscious.
    First edition, first impression, presentation copy to E. M. Forster, inscribed by the author to E. M. Forster on the front free endpaper, "E.M., from D.H.L. Taos, 6 Nov 1922" and with Forster's "This book belongs to..." ticket. Forster and Lawrence met in 1915, when Forster visited Lawrence at Greatham, sharing "two hours... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 83380

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  13. Reality Lost and Regained. Autobiography of a Schizophrenic Girl.
    Fifth printing of The remarkable visions of a schizophrenic child (Alvarez) as recorded and interpreted by the Swiss psychoanalyst Marguerite A. Schervaye (1887 Learn More
    £50

    Stock Code: 78119

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  14. The Scientific Aspect of Surrealism.
    Rare offprint from The London Bulletin by the painter Grace Phailthorpe (18831971), describing her belief in the ability of Surrealism to psychoanalytically liberate humankind. During the 1930s Phailthorpe and her companion and experimental subject Reuben Mendikoff, "were hailed as 'the best and most truly Surrealist' of... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 81115

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  15. A Problem in Greek Ethics.
    Second edition, limited to 100 copies intended for private circulation; originally published in an edition of 10 copies only in 1883. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 59536

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  16. Reality Lost and Regained. Autobiography of a Schizophrenic Girl.
    First edition, first printing, in the first issue grained boards, of one of the earliest autobiographical accounts of schizophrenia, the remarkable visions (Alvarez) recorded and interpreted by the patient's Swiss psychoanalyst Marguerite A. Schervaye (1887 Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 79205

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  17. Types of Insanity:
    First edition, uncommon thus. Hamilton (1848-1919), described on the title page as "one of the consulting physicians to the insane asylums of New York City, and the Hudson River State Hospital for the Insane." Hamilton was Alexander Hamilton's grandson; the founder and first president of the New York Psychiatrical Society;... Learn More
    £1,350

    Stock Code: 60220

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  18. 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

    Stock Code: 51016

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  19. The Psychology of Suggestion.
    First edition of Sidis's first book. Sidis arrived in America from Russia in 1887 "a friendless and almost penniless immigrant," (H. Addington Bruce, "Boris Sidis - an Appreciation," The Journal of Abnormal Psychology and Social Psychology, Apr. 1923) he was accepted at Harvard graduating in 1894, and attracting the interest... Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 59960

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  20. 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

    Stock Code: 47828

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