New York: Basic Books, 1953-1957.
First Edition. Hardcover. All volumes stated first editions. 9 1/2" X 6 1/2". xiv, 428pp; xiii, 512pp; xiii, 537pp. Lacking dust jackets. Blue cloth over boards, with upper boards and spines lettered in silver, blue, and black. Pictorial label affixed to upper board of Volume 1. Rather heavy wear to bindings, with Volumes 1 and 2 suffering from cracked front hinges, still attached by visible webbing. Bumping to extremities, with sunning to top edges and to spines. Volumes 1 and 2 lacking front free endpapers. Pages are clean and unmarked. An admittedly worn but complete first edition set of this most famous and influential biography, now a classic, of the life of Sigmund Freud, founder of psychoanalysis, by the psychoanalyst Ernest Jones. Good. Item #6057