The Herb. Hashish versus Medieval Muslim Society. Franz ROSENTHAL.
The Herb. Hashish versus Medieval Muslim Society
The Herb. Hashish versus Medieval Muslim Society
The Herb. Hashish versus Medieval Muslim Society

The Herb. Hashish versus Medieval Muslim Society

Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1971.

Large octavo, [viii], 212 pages.

Cloth; edges lightly marked; extensive pencilling (but see below); a very good copy with the lightly used dustwrapper.

'The first comprehensive attempt since Silvester de Sacy to unravel the strange and portentous history of cannabis in the Muslim world from the twelfth century to the sixteenth century as it unfolds in the Arabic [manuscript] sources' (dustwrapper blurb). Provenance: Robert Finlay-Jones, sometime Professor of Forensic Psychiatry (UNSW), with his pictorial bookplate (and pencilled emphases, underlining and occasional annotations).

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Price: $150.00

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