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    Sigmund Freud, rare signed book from his personal library. His signature "Freud" on the front blank flyleaf of Ernst Stromer's Neue Forshungen über Fossile Lungenatmende Meeresbewoner (Berlin: Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1910) octavo, 84-114 pp. with 3 plates. Stromer was an important German paleontologist and this work dealt with this work on the Tylosaurus. With gold-stamped leather label on buckram spine over marbled paper boards. The rear blank flyleaf features a penciled drawing possibly in the hand of Freud. Some very light toning to title page, minor rubbing at top and bottom of spine, else fine condition. Books from Freud's library seldom appear on the market as most extant examples are in intuitional collections.A fine example of Freud's signature.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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