Confessions of an English opium eater. Thomas DE QUINCEY.
Confessions of an English opium eater.

Confessions of an English opium eater.

London: Taylor and Hessey, 1823.

Duodecimo; original blue-grey boards and paper label; uncut, with the three final leaves of advertisements.

Third edition: an attractive copy, in original binding, of the book which established De Quincey's literary reputation. Himself a laudanum addict, this harrowing account of the joys and sorrows of addiction has long been recognised as one of the stylistic masterpieces of nineteenth-century prose.

Third edition: an attractive copy, in original binding, of the book which established De Quincey's literary reputation. Himself a laudanum addict, this harrowing account of the joys and sorrows of addiction has long been recognised as one of the stylistic masterpieces of nineteenth-century prose.

Condition Report: Spine slightly worn; a few spots but fresh.

Price (AUD): $1,285.00

US$918.99   Other currencies

Ref: #2408118

Condition Report