An Essay on Hasheesh 1930 Dr. Victor Robinson ~ history & lore of hashish ~ marijuana, cannabis ~ medicine ~ user experiences


Title: An Essay on Hasheesh

Author: Victor Robinson, M.D.

Description: Second edition of 1925 with 1930 copyright. Boards in dark purple cloth with gilt lettering on front cover. Mild wear to extremities. Sticker ghost on ffep; light scattered soiling, else interior clean and unmarked. Dust jacket illustration of nude houris lounging upon clouds is color faded; very small chip at head of spine; not price clipped (Net $1.50); rear panel has a couple small scorch marks; in an archival mylar sleeve. 91 pages.

Dr. Victor Robinson's essay was written in 1910 and first published in 1912. This is his revised and enlarged second edition of 1925. It explores the history and lore of hashish and describes some contemporary experimentation, including colorful reporting on its effect upon users. Victor Robinson (1886-1947) was a Ukrainian-American physician, medical journalist, and a professor of medical history at Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia. A collection of his papers is held at the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Dingwall-Rock, Ltd.
Place: New York
Year: 1930

Keywords: drugs, cannabis, marijuana, medicine,

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