New York: The Modern Library: Giant G 39, 1938. Early Printing. Cloth. Thick 8vo, beige cloth with black & gold labels on spine and front cover, archival mylar-protected lettered dust jacket (unclipped), vi + 1001 pages. Fine / Near Fine. Item #7920
Contents: Psychopathology of Everyday Life; The Interpretation of Dreams; Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex; Wit and Its Relation to the Unconscious; Totem and Taboo; and The History of the Psychoanalytical Movement.
Remarbly well preserved edition. Solid and clean copy. Light uniform age-toning to paper. Slight edgewear and light soil(mainly on rear panel) to the unclipped dust jacket.
Inside of dj has number 358. According to Toledano Guide the dj's rear panel design was printed from 1942 to 1954. (p.170). The Basic Writings of Freud were first published as a ML Giant in 1938. This is an early printing in what appears to be a remarkably well preserved early jacket.