Item #140945344 Confessions of an English Opium-Eater. Thomas De Quincey.
Confessions of an English Opium-Eater
Confessions of an English Opium-Eater
Confessions of an English Opium-Eater
Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

London: Printed for Taylor and Hessey, 1822.

First edition. (First printing in book form. Follows its appearance in The London magazine). vi, 206 pp. including half-title. No ads, likely as issued. Bound in the original boards with later title label, since effaced. Very Good+, boards well-worn with exposed tips, binding may have had some work done to it over the years. Contents bright; tiny ink squiggle on paste down, otherwise unmarked. A very nice copy.

The author's first book-- an immediate sensation-- published anonymously when he was only 36. The very first drug memoir. Rare in the original boards. Item #140945344

Price: $5,000.00

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