Flesh of the Gods : The Ritual Use of Hallucinogens
Furst, Peter T., ed.
NY: Praeger Publishers, 1972. First edition. 8vo; brown cloth; gilt spine titles; dust jacket. xvi, 304pp., with index. Moderate toning to textblock edges (esp. the deckled fore-edge). Bottom tips lightly worn, board just showing through at rear. Very good or better in a very good, unclipped ("$10.00") jacket with moderate toning, heaviest to flaps and rear, and a 3/4-in. closed tear at head of rear panel.
FIrst edition of this collection of essays on the subject of hallucinogen use among non-Western cultures, with contributions from such luminaries in the field as Weston La Barre, Richard Evans Schultes, Gordon Wasson, et al. An important collection, somewhat uncommon in its hardcover issue.