Kierkegaard, Søren (Soren or Soeren): . Sygdommen til Døden. En christelig psykologisk Udvikling til Opbyggelse og Opvækkelse. Af Anti-Climacus. Udgivet af S. Kierkegaard (FIRST PRINTING of “The Sickness unto Death”)
Copenhagen: C. A. Reitzels Forlag, 1849. Bound with a relatively wide margin in a good contemporary black (or dark brown) hardcover with gilt title to spine. With rubbed spine and corners but stil solid and good binding. (6) 136 pages, complete with free front endpapers. Contemporary name (“Borch”, Danish priest Ulrich Sophus Borch) written and stamped to free front endpaper and to title page. Some overall brownspotting and a few pencil underlinings in the text.
First edition, 1st printing of one of the most significant and influential works of Christian philosophy written in the nineteenth century