A "Must Have" & Another "GREAT FIND" For Narcotic s Anonymous Collectors & N. Please Check Out My Other 500+ Listings!! Up For Sale is an EXTREMELY RARE LIMITED EDITION Copy of the Classic Book "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater" by Thomas De Quincey!!!
This Copy is #883 of Only 1520 Copies That Were Printed in London England in 1930 & is Signed by the Publisher, B. Newdigate & by Stone Zhenya Gay, the Artist Who Drew the Lithographs!!!The Book Has the Original Cover Jacket Protected in a Mylar Protector. This Book is a Classic Story About an Opium Addict & Was Written in 1821 & First Published in 1822!
This is an Extremely Rare Limited Edition of the Classic Book "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater" by Thomas De Quincey This Copy is #883 of Only 1520 Copies Ever Printed in London in 1930, Making it 90-Years-Old!!! Book is in Very Good++ Condition & is on Very Heavy Paper With Rough-Cut Edges!!! It does have a bookplate from a former owner on the inside cover & has bumped corners but it's in remarkable condition for being 90-Years-Old!!! Has the Original Cover in Very Good++ Condition & Protected With a Mylar Cover!!!
Book Measures 14 inches by 10 1/4 inches!! De Quincey's classic, the author's first book, the complete text of which did not appear until Boston, 1850. Thomas De Quincey began using opium in 1802 and continued to use it on and off, passing through no less than four opium crises, during the course of his life. From the very first the impact of the Confessions has been virtually incalculable. A genre of literature was at once established that stands to this day: the drug confession.
Every writer of drug literature has paid his respects to De Quincey; and of course two of France's greatest poets Musset and Baudelaire, translated Confessions. Its literary quality has also caused De Quincey's first work to be placed in the top rank of English literature; its scientific precision has brought it to the attention of physicians and medical historians. The Confessions is among the classic works of English Romanticism, and yet it was decades before its author would dare put his name upon the title-page. I Have Never Seen Another Copy For Sale of This Rare Limited Edition Book of a Classic Story From the 1820's & I Looked For Many Years Before I Found This Copy!!!
It's a Special Book That I'm Finally Ready to Let Another Lucky Person Have to Cherish as I Have!! Comes With a Mylar Protector Shown in Photos!!
This Book Was Printed in London England in 1930 by B. Newdigate at the Shakespeare Head Press, Saint Aldates Oxford: The Lithographs Were Drawn on the Stone by Zhenya Gay & Have Been Printed by Vincent Brooks Day and Son, Limited Parker Street, Kingsway, London England & is Signed by Both the Publisher & Lithograph Artist!! This Book is as Rare as it Gets!! A "Must Have" and a "Must Read" for anyone in Narcotics Anonymous or Any Serious Narcotics Anonymous Collector! This Would Make a GREAT Gift For That NA Collector Or a Great Addition to Any Narcotics Anonymous Archives!!Please Check Out My Other 500+ Listings!!! Related Items Just Type Alcoholics Anonymous on the Top Search Line & For N. If You're Seeking a Specific Item, Type the Name on the Search Line. You Can Also Type "Alcoholics Anonymous 2nd Edition" to See Just Those Listings That Are 2nd Editions & the Same for N. Looking for NA 3rd Editions?
Just Type Narcotics Anonymous 3rd Edition & So On!!!! & Recovery History Like the Oxford Movement & Others. If you are searching for a special item please ask me & I may have what you're looking for. I cannot list all of my collection as there are too many items. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible".The seller is "daveajos" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.