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.

Price (AUD): $1,285.00  other currencies     Ref: #2408118

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