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COOKE, Mordecai Cubitt (1825-1914). The Seven Sisters of Sleep. Popular History of the Seven Prevailing Narcotics of the World. London: James Blackwood, n.d. [1860].

8vo. Numerous wood-engraved plates including frontispiece. Original purple cloth decorated in gilt and in blind, gilt-lettered spine, edges gilt (spine sunned with some wear at ends, rear joint cracked and lacking free endpaper, several gatherings starting).

FIRST EDITION of this rare work that last sold in the rooms in 1968 (Sotheby’s). “Treats of the discovery of tobacco, coca, the edible earths of America, and the florispondio of Peru” (Sabin 16325). A Horowitz high spot.

 COOKE, Mordecai Cubitt (1825-1914). The Seven Sisters of Sl...
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