Light Through Darkness

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    First Edition.

    21.5cm x 16cm. viii, 230, [2] pages. Full red decorative leather, gilt lettering, marbled endpapers.

    The accounts, observations, and literary manifestations of Henri Michaux (1899-1984), Belgian born French poet and artist, on mescaline, psilocybin, and marijuana. Originally published in French in 1961, then translated into English by Haakon Chevalier and first published in America in 1963. Associated with the Tachiste movement in the 1940s and 1950s, Michaux was one of the original 20th century artists to take drugs and make art. This copy in a fine signed full leather binding by Queensland bookbinder Karen McGuire based on the original jacket design.

    Previous owner’s name to page 116. Near Fine Condition.

    $1,100.00 AUD

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