Item #140941954 The Hasheesh Eater: Being Passages from the Life of a Pythagorean. Fitz Hugh Ludlow.
The Hasheesh Eater: Being Passages from the Life of a Pythagorean
The Hasheesh Eater: Being Passages from the Life of a Pythagorean
The Hasheesh Eater: Being Passages from the Life of a Pythagorean
The Hasheesh Eater: Being Passages from the Life of a Pythagorean

The Hasheesh Eater: Being Passages from the Life of a Pythagorean

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1857.

First edition. 371 pp. Publisher's green pebbled cloth, spine re-lettered in black over brown oval, probably done at a later date, over original gilt. Good+ overall, worn tips, front free endpaper glued to paste down, former owner's name on front free endpaper, occasional stain to text and edges.

A memoir in the style of Confessions of an English Opium Eater, which sparked American interest in the cannabis extract from hashish candies to private hashish parlors. It has been called "the first psychedelic work in America." Item #140941954

Price: $1,000.00

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