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With authors ranging from Sigmund Freud to Barbara Walters, the rare psychology books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room has a wide variety of subjects and literature. Many of the psychology books listed are quite rare and antique, with many containing fascinating illustrations and bindings, with many of the more modern books featuring breathtaking covers. If you wish to have a deeper or more varied understanding of psychology, be sure to browse around the rare psychology books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room.

War Crimes and Their Motivation: The Socio Psychological Structure of the SS and the Criminalization of a Society by Leo Alexander

1948 War Crimes and Their Motivation: The Socio Psychological Structure of the SS and the Criminalization of a Society - Inscribed by Author. Extremely RARE - only one on the market!Reprinted from the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology of Northwester...

From Ganna LLC


Sonderdruck Sigmund Freud [offprint from L. R. Grotes' "Die Medizin Der Gegenwart in Selbstdarstellungen") by Freud, Sigmund

Leipzig: Felix Meiner, 1925 First edition off-print of Sigmund Freud's autobiography, inscribed on the top cover, "Seimen lieben / O. Pfister / Freud / 12.2.25." The book is further inscribed by Pfister on the blank recto of the frontispiec...

From Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps


De anima et vita libri tres by VIVES, Joannes Ludovicus

Basel: Robert Winter, 1538. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (194x138 mm). [8], 264 pp. Printer's device on last leaf. 19th-c full leather with blindstamped supralibros (the Flemish lion...

From Milestones of Science Books


Experimental Psychology: A Manual of Laboratory Practice Vol. 1 Qualitative Experiments, Instructor's Manual (Signed) by Ttichener, Edward Bradford

Los Angeles: Macmillan, 1901. Hardcover. Good. No edition stated, likely a first edition. 456 pp. Full bound with brown cloth covered boards. A well-used copy with edges worn and frayed, the binding is cracked with no loose pages. Thus, G+/. Fine (F) i...

From Monkey Books


The Behavior of Organisms - An Experimental Analysis: The Century Psychology Series by Skinner, B.F. [Burrhus Frederic] (1904-1990)

USA: Prentice-Hall, Inc.. Hardcover. Signed and briefly inscribed by Skinner upon title page. x, 457 pp. "Here Skinner defines his basic unit of behavior, the operant, proposes rate as the basic datum, and describes his research program to identif...



The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud

New York : Macmillan Company, 1913. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. First American edition, first printing. Authorized translated from the third German edition by A A Brill. Some wear but overall in very good condition. ...

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Alcoholics Anonymous / The Story Of How Many Thousands Of Men And Women Have Recovered From Alcoholism (Inscribed By Bill Wilson) by Alcoholics Anonymous / Bill Wilson

New York City: Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing, 1955. Second Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Navy Blue Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Xxx, 576 Pp. Blue Cloth, Gilt. First Printing Of Second Edition, The First Major Revision Of The First Edition....

From Arroyo Seco Books


Drei Abhandlungen zur Sexualtheorie by FREUD, Sigmund

Leipzig: Deuticke, 1905. FIRST EDITION. Original printed wrappers preserved in a clamshell box.. An excellent copy with the back strip redone. First edition of the work which Freud himself considered second in importance only to his Die Traumdeutung. Fr...

From Rootenberg Rare Books & Manuscripts


Johannis Weiri. Opera Omina. Aurorum Contenta Versa Pagina Exhibet. Edito Nova & Hactenus Desiderata. Accedunt Indices Rerum & Verborum Copiosissimi by Weyer, Johan. 1515-1588]

Amsterdam: Van Den Derge, 1660. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to. First Edition of Weyer's collected works. Bound in full contemporary vellum. Title lettered in black ink on spine. Containing five works: De Praestigiis Daemonum, and (w...

From Minotavros Books



Leicester and London, 2 printers (see below), 1782.. 2 VOLUMES, 1782-1806. VOLUME I: FIRST EDITION FIRST PRINTING, Leicester, printed by G. Ireland for G. Robinson, 1782, VOLUME 2, SECOND EDITION corrected and improved, London, printed for Richard Phil...

From Roger Middleton


Zur Auffasung der Aphasien by Freud, Sigmund

Leipzig: Franz Deuticke, 1891. Freud's Rare First Book Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939). Zur Auffasung der Aphasien. 8vo. [4] 107 [1]pp. Leipzig & Vienna: Deuticke, 1891. Modern cloth. Light browning, small ink & perforated library stamps on title, but very go...

From Jeremy Norman & Co., Inc.


Essays On Physiognomy, Designed To Promote The Knowledge And The Love Of Mankind, Illustrated By More Than Eight Hundred Engravings Accurately Copied; And Some Duplicates Added From Originals. Executed By, Or Under The Direction Of, Thomas Holloway. Five Volumes by Lavater, John Casper [Translated By Henry Hunter)

London (1789, 1792, 1798): John Murray, H. Hunter, and T. Holloway, 1789. First Editions 1st Printing. Full Calf, Gilt. Near Fine. 35.7 Cm x 29.5 Cm. 173 Plates and Hundreds of Engravings By William Blake and Others. Title, (8), Iv, (20),281 Pp.; Title,...

From Arroyo Seco Books


God's Dividend by David L. An Anonymous Alcoholic

Hardcover. Good. Signed and Inscribed by the author as follows:"To Mary Matheny, one who still seeks our way of life. Good Luck". "From David L." "Pooyes, 2547 S. Bronson, Los Angeles, RE 5496". Edgeworn bindings with spinal and corner end board exposur...

From Akula Books


Examen de Ingenios. The Examination of mens Wits. In Which, by Discovering the Varitie of Natures, is shewed for what profession each one is apt, and how far he shall profit therein. Translated out of the Spanish tongue by Camillo Camilli. Englished out of his Italian by R. C. (Richard Carew) Esquire. (1616) by John (Juan) Huarte

1616 London edition. Modern full leather fine binding by Starr Bookworks. Interior has prior owner's initials and date (1839) on title page. Paper is good and remains supple. Last page shows the most wear and is backed with rice paper; another smaller rep...

From Ironwood Hills Books


Toward a General Theory of Action by Parsons, Talcott; Shils, Edward A.; Tolman, Edward C.; Allport, Gordon W.; Kluckhorn, Clyde; Murray, Henry A.; Sears, Robert A.; Sheldon, Richard C.; Stouffer, Samuel A

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1951. Presentation Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHORS "Eleanor Maccoby with the sincere regards of Talcott Parsons, Clyde Kluckhorn, S.A. Stouffer, Robert R. Sears, Gordon W. Allport, Harry Murray"...

From Dale Steffey Books


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