Studies in Dreams. Dreams, Mrs. H. O. - ARNOLD-FORSTER, Morton Prince.
Studies in Dreams.

Studies in Dreams.

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 188pp, iv adverts. Original black cloth with gilt titling on upper board and spine, index. This copy INSCRIBED to the original owner on the front blank: "Godfrey Rice / from the Writer / July 1927". An exploration of the content and meanings of dreams by Mary Arnold-Forster (1861–1951). Arnold-Forster kept a detailed record of her dreams, which she examined in detail in an attempt to understand them. In particular she was taken with the idea of being able to control dreams, to explore lucid dreaming, and to understand nightmares, their symbolism, and what might be done to avoid or at least disempower them. Chapters are, in order: Introductory; Dream Control; Flying Dreams; Dream Recording; Memory Imagination and Reason in Dreams; The 'Super Dream"; Symbolism in Dreams ..; Dream Places; Dream Construction; Sense and Impression in Dreams; Borderland State - early; Borderland State - later; The Actors in Dreams - the Dream Guide; Moral Sense in Dreams. From the collection of Dr. M. H. Coleman, although not marked as such. Cloth a bit rubbed and faded, a bit of chafing to corners and spine ends with some light fraying, page edges and endpapers unevenly browned and lightly foxed, else a tight, clean VG copy (no dust jacket). A scarce title. Item #66289

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