Hashish: The Lost Legend. The First English Translation of a Great Oriental Romance. Drugs, Ronald K. - Edited and SIEGEL, Ronald K. - Edited SIEGEL, Hermann Schibli, Mindle Crystel Gross . With Historical, Stephen J. Gertz, German, Yiddish.
Hashish: The Lost Legend. The First English Translation of a Great Oriental Romance.

Hashish: The Lost Legend. The First English Translation of a Great Oriental Romance.

Port Townsend, WA: Process / R.K.S. Library Editions, 2013. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Quarto in slipcase. xx + 118pp. Blue velvet boards with illustrated panel set into upper board, gilt lettering to spine, illustrated in colour and b&w. Edition limited to 418 numbered copies, SIGNED by Siegel. The first English translation of a rare novel illustrated novel described by the publisher "as a “pictorial opera” of love, hashish, and tragedy in the time of Victorian erotica" which "contains the first known illustrations and descriptions of true hashish hallucinations." The work was first published in German as "Haschisch. Eine Orientalische Erzählung" in 1898. Beautifully produced. Fine condition in very lightly rubbed near Fine slipcase bound in red velvet. Item #63876
ISBN: 9781934170502

Price: $150.00