The Sacred Mushroom Seeker: Essays for R. Gordon Wasson.

The Sacred Mushroom Seeker: Essays for R. Gordon Wasson.
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Portland, Oregon: Dioscorides Press, [1990]. Small 4to, 283pp. plus 20 color plates. Original blue cloth stamped in gilt to backstrip, original illustrated dust jacket (not price-clipped), illustrated endpapers; frontispiece and illustrated throughout by means of black-and-white facsimiles within the text, as well as 20 color plates independent of the pagination, inserted as a gathering. Presentation inscription on a card loosely inserted. Fine. First edition. A collection of essays honoring amateur mycologist R. Gordon Wasson, who pursued the study of hallucinogenic mushrooms throughout central America, and who and pioneered the field of ‘ethnomycology.’ (Item Id: 104528)

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