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  • HIGH PLAY: Turning On Without Drugs by Bro, Harmon H., PhD, Introduction by Hugh Lynn Cayce.
    Bro, Harmon H., PhD, Introduction by Hugh Lynn Cayce.
    HIGH PLAY: Turning On Without Drugs

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Coward-McCann, (1970) dj. Hardcover first edition - A work of parapsychology by a noted authority on the works of Edgar Cayce. "In these extraordinary 'adventures in the Edgar Cayce approach', Dr. Bro tell how it is possible to achieve ecstasy without drugs and reach optimums in dealing with truth, beauty, and goodness." Includes discussion on encounter groups, meditation, ESP,fasting, LSD therapy and more. Introduction by Hugh Lynn Cayce. 256 pages

    Condition: Very good in yellow cloth with navy blue lettering in a very good dust jacket (price-clipped, minor edgewear).

    Book ID: 88754
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  • WHAT WE HAD: A Memoir. by Chace, James.
    Chace, James.
    WHAT WE HAD: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Summit Books, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - More than just a memoir of the author's own life, this is the story, told in brief glimpses, of his family, frozen in time in the jazz age, while in 1931 in Fall River, Massachusetts, the mills were closing - and of the impact of Pearl Harbor, his own experiences as a student at Harvard where he agreed to be injected with mind-altering drugs as part of an experiment at a famous hospital, a brief and funny stint as a CIA agent. ISBN: 0-671-694782.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 31429
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  • TOO FAR TO WALK. by Hersey, John.
    Hersey, John.
    TOO FAR TO WALK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1966. dj. Hardcover first edition - A contemporary take on the Faust legend - the story of John Fist, an overachieving but dissatisfied college student who is offered a chance by one of his friends to experience all of the extremes of modern life from sex to LSD. 246 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. ('H' stamped on front pastedown, a bit of bleeding from the blue cloth covers to the inside of the dj, edgewear to the dj, rubbing to folds, original price of 2.95 still present.

    Book ID: 86309
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  • POISONER IN CHIEF: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control. by Kinzer, Stephen,
    Kinzer, Stephen,
    POISONER IN CHIEF: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2019) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of the man who oversaw the CIAs secret drug and mind-control experiments of the 1950s and 60s, a story which was only to be pieced together after Gottlieb's death. "As the head of the MK-ULTRA mind control project, he directed brutal experiments at secret prisons on three continents. He made pills, powders, and potions that could kill or maim without a trace - including some intended for Fidel Castro and other foreign leaders. His experiments spread LSD across the United States, making him a hidden godfather of the 1960s counterculture. For years he was the chief supplier of spy tools used by CIA officers around the world." Photographs, extensive notes, bibliography, index. 354 pp. ISBN: 978-1250140432.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 86358
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  • Louria, Donald B., M.D .
    THE DRUG SCENE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: McGraw-Hill, 1968. dj. Hardcover first edition - Discusses the negative effects of drugs -both physical and social. Glossary, bibliography. 214 pp.

    Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket (boards slightly bent, creases to dj flaps.)

    Book ID: 24883
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  • NO SIMPLE HIGHWAY: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead. by Richardson, Peter.
    Richardson, Peter.
    NO SIMPLE HIGHWAY: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, (2015). First edition - Published on the band's 50th anniversary, this book attempts to answer the question of why the Grateful Dead became one of the world's most legendary bands. Notes, sources. 353 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64185
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  • ESSENTIAL SUBSTANCES: A Cultural History of Intoxicants in Society by Rudgley, Richard.
    Rudgley, Richard.
    ESSENTIAL SUBSTANCES: A Cultural History of Intoxicants in Society

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York and Tokyo: Kodansha International, (1994.). First edition - Originally published in the UK under the title 'The Alchemy of Culture' this is a look at the uses and abuses of mind-altering drugs through history, from opium in the stone age to crack on our city streets. Includes a look at the traditional mind-altering substances - like magic mushrooms in Siberia, tobacco and peyote in the Americas, qat in Africa, and betel in Southeast Asia - to the psychoactive plants of medieval witchcraft, hallucinogens like LSD and marijuana, and stimulants like coffee, tea, and cocoa, and why some are considered culturally acceptable, others are forbidden. Foreword by William Emboden Illustrated with line drawings, notes, bibliography index .ix,195. 36 t

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 38400
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  • THE LIMITS OF SANITY. by Still, Larry.
    Still, Larry.
    THE LIMITS OF SANITY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (1973) dj. Hardcover first edition - The scarce true first edition of this book by a British Columbia journalist which recounts the bizarre murder spree of Dale Merle Nelson, a Canadian logger, who - reportedly under the influence of LSD - murdered eight of his neighbors - during one night in September 1970, as well as inflicting upon them acts of mutilation, necrophilia, and cannibalism. Despite the sensationalism of the crime, this is a serious look at how well the justice system deals with such events, and how it fails us in these cases. Nelson was deemed sane by state psychiatrists and sentenced to life. Map. 190 pp. ISBN: 0-771083394.

    Condition: Near fine (lower corners slightly bumped) in a good only dust jacket with overall rubbing and edgewear, some foxing to the verso of dj, original price of 5.95 on dj flap) .

    Book ID: 86656
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