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First Edition In English Of Freud’s

New

Introductory Lectures On Psycho-Analysis,

1933, Published In London As The Nazis

Burned His Books In Berlin

70. FREUD, Sigmund.

New Introductory

Lectures on Psycho-Analysis.

London, 1933.

Octavo, original green cloth, dust jacket. $2200.

First edition in English of Freud’s important

introductory lectures on psychoanalysis, pub-

lished by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at their

Hogarth Press, in original dust jacket.

With

New Introductory Lectures subject to burning

in Nazi Germany, this London first edition in

English helped to disseminate Freud’s theories

across the Europe before his work was banned

across the occupied countries by the Nazis

beginning in 1938.

“In March 1932 Freud decided to write a new

series of… seven lectures, incorporating

Freud’s latest thoughts on dreams, female sex-

uality and Weltanschauung” (Norman F139).

The first edition was published in German in

Vienna. Virginia Woolf ’s Hogarth Press was

the “main source of Freud’s ideas in England

for 13 years” (Bennett, 27). Near-fine.

First Edition of Stephen King’s First Novel, Inscribed By Him

69. KING, Stephen.

Carrie.

Garden City, 1974. Octavo, original burgundy

cloth, dust jacket.

$5500.

First edition of the novel that launched King’s phenomenal career, bold-

ly inscribed: “For M— D— with best, Stephen King 9/24/80.”

Often

couched as ensuring “age appropriateness” and “protecting children,”

Carrie has repeatedly been banned in schools and communities that find

its inclusion of menstruation, obscenity, sexual content, and mass killing

distasteful for any age.

Carrie

inaugurated King’s reign as “the best-selling American author

during the final quarter of the 20th century” (

Chronology of American

Literature

). Fine.

“They came to see what happened to their town, to

see if it was indeed lying burnt and bleeding. Many

of them also came to die.”

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