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Drugs - Illicit & Otherwise

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Drugs - Illicit & Otherwise

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A Child’s Garden of Grass: A Pre-Legalization Comedy [LP], Margolis, Jack; Jere Alan Brian
1 Margolis, Jack; Jere Alan Brian A Child’s Garden of Grass: A Pre-Legalization Comedy [LP]
New York Elektra Records 1971 Record Good 
Margolis, Jack; Jere Alan Brian. A Child’s Garden of Grass: A Pre-Legalization Comedy. New York: Elektra Records, 1971, EKS 75012 Stereo. LP, black vinyl with gatefold sleeve. LP is very good with some light scuff marks, but no deep scratches, jumps or pops. Very good audio. The sleeve is fair with light yellowing, some edge and corner wear, and some unfortunate skinning on the inside of the gatefold from having been stuck together at some point (see image). Based on the 1970 book A Child’s Garden of Grass: The Official Handbook for Marijuana Users by Margolis and Richard Clorfene, this LP offers dramatizations, often humorous, about “The History of Marijuana,” “Psychological Effects,” “Getting Hung-Up,” “Meditation,” “Listening to Music,” “Making Love,” etc. Produced by Ron Jacobs, and the production supervisor was Jac Holzman, the founder of Elektra. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Soma: Divine Mushroom of Immortality, Wasson, R. Gordon
2 Wasson, R. Gordon Soma: Divine Mushroom of Immortality
New York Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc. 1968 First Trade Hardcover Fine near fine 
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1968. First Trade. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Wasson, R. Gordon. Soma: Divine Mushroom of Immortality. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1968, first trade printing. Hardcover with dust jacket, 7 by 9 7/8-inches, xiii, 380 [1] pp. Blue cloth with bright gilt spine titles, twenty-two color images on seventeen plates, ten illustrations in the text, and four maps and charts. The hardcover is fine, the unclipped jacket is near fine with faint yellowing, a hint of edge wear, and a crease on the front flap. From the front flap: “One of the key enigmas of cultural history has been the identity of a plant called SOMA in the ancient Aryan religion. It was at once a plant, the inebriating juice of that plant, and an important god of the Aryans. Many half-hearted guesses have been advanced but none of them have enlisted support from specialists of the Vedic religion. Mr. Wasson has now arrested the attention of learned circles by advancing, and documenting, the thesis that SOMA was a mushroom, the fly-agaric, Amanita muscaria, an hallucinogenic mushroom that until recent times has been the center of the shamanic performance among the Uralic and Paleo-Siberian tribesmen of Siberia. He throws abundant light on the role of mushrooms in religious ritual – a field of study of which he is the noted pioneer.” First published as a quarter-leather, slipcased limited edition, this is a beautifully preserved first trade edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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