Mystic Chemist: The Life of Albert Hofmann and His Discovery of LSD
Santa Fe: Synergetic Press, 2013. Quarto; xxiii, 383pp., with bibliography and index of names; pictorial papered boards, in dust jacket. Near fine, with light bumping to spine ends and board corners. In a near fine jacket, lightly crumpled at extremities. Out of print in hardcover; paperback still available from publisher.
A profusely illustrated book about the Swiss chemist responsible for accidentally discovering LSD. Half biography of Hofmann, half social history of LSD (and related psychedelics) and its impact as one of the watershed discoveries of the 20th century. Translated by William Geuss and Linda Sperling. With a foreword by pioneering LSD researcher Stanislav Grof.