PRESENTATION/ASSOCIATION COPY INSCRIBED BY FREUD TO AUSTRIAN NOVELIST ARTHUR SCHNITZLER, WHOM HE REGARDED AS "MY DOPPELGANGER"
FREUD, Sigmund. Das Unbehagen in der Kultur. Wien, 1930.
First edition, in cloth, of Freud's "most ambitious, and influential" work, inscribed by Freud to the famous Austrian novelist and dramatist Arthur Schnitzler on the front free endpaper: "mit freundfasse grüss, der verf[asser]" (with kind regards of the author). In a 1922 letter to Schnitzler, Freud wrote that he considered Schnitzler his "doppelganger," noting "the impression has been borne in on me that you know through intuition… everything that I have discovered in other people by laborious work." $22,500.