The Diary of a Drug Fiend. New Foreword by Leslie Shepard
New York, University Books, 1970 (first thus)/ 1922.
Octavo, [vi], viii (new foreword), [ii], 368 pages.
Cream synthetic cloth foxed and mottled; edges slightly marked; endpapers foxed and offset; a very good copy with the very good dustwrapper lightly tidemarked in places along the top edge (but confined mainly to the flaps) and with a small tape repair on the reverse.
Crowley's first published novel, a tale of addiction and the occult: although 'nominally fiction, it is really a true story, thinly disguised. Condemned when it was published as "an ecstatic eulogy of the drug," this book gives a detailed description of drug dosage and effects' (dustwrapper blurb).
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