Opiates, opium, heroin, junk, junkie
San Francisco: Drug Treatment Project, [197-]. 8.5x14 inch handbill, printed both sides, lower right corner creased, otherwise minor edgewear. A comic strip featuring the misadventures of a heroin addict who is brutalized by police and signed up in prison for a methadone treatment program. After he is released, a hip...
Barcelona: Impreso en los talleres de Poligrafica Sarria [for Turkish travel agencies?], early 1930s. Pamphlet. 32p., profusely illustrated with fuzzily-reproduced tinted site photography, line maps and table of exports. Softbound, an oblong pamphlet in 5.5x8 inch pictorial wraps, fastened with a stingy single staple but in quite good shape, clean...
Springfield: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 1961. xxi, 350p., foreword, preface, bibliography, index, photos, tables, very good first edition with review slip laid-in, bound in cloth, unclipped dj. Graphic photos of damage caused by injections. Eagleton is best known as George McGovern's running mate who withdrew after it was revealed he...
Paris: Archives des Lettres Modernes, 1969. Paperback. 77p., small softback in 7x5 inch plain printed wraps; covers have a touch of dust, top edge a droplet stain, entirely clean within and quite sound, a very good copy. Archives Guillaume Apollinaire no.1 sous la direction de Michel Decaudin.
New York: Willey Book Co., 1944. x, 241p., red boards in pictorial dust jacket (depicts prostitution, opium smoking), edgeworn casing, unclipped jacket slightly chipped and dust-soiled. De Leeuw's account of "the narcotics trade," especially as weaponized by Germany and Japan in expansionist wars.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1975. Hardcover. xxi, 406p., enpaper maps, preface, intoduction, list of characters, appendix on Calcutta and opium, notes, sources, index, illustrated with maps; very good first edition in cloth boards and slightly edgeworn orange dj.
New York: Arno Press, 1981. Hardcover. various pagination (over 200p) mild foxing to edges otherwise a very good Arno reprint edition of the studies in wine leatherette and gilt titles. Addiction in America, Drug Abuse & Alcoholism series. Includes facsimile reprints of Brown's "An Opium Cure" Morris' "Panorama of Life..."...
London: Allyn and Bacon, 2002. xii, 324p., preface, appendixes, indexes, footnotes, tables, maps, photos and illustrations, very good first edition trade paperback in green pictorial wraps. Professor Inciardi has filled numerous posts in drug, alcohol, and --wooden you know it-- AIDS studies. He has "extensive law enforcement experience." At this...
Washington DC: National Institute of Justice and the Office of National Drug Control Policy, December 1997. Paperback. vii, 39p., 8.5x11 inches, summary, methodology, profile of users, conclusions and implications, notes, appendixtables and figures, very good report booklet in stapled blue wraps with black cloth tape spine.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1961. Hardcover. 287p., hardbound first edition, boards covered in two fabrics, in dust jacket that is not price-clipped. A very good copy indeed, with Dutton's review slip and author photo laid in. European American novelist's story of a black jazz musician brought down...
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1953. xi, 378p., first edition cloth boards gilt in dust jacket, top edge tint as published, a substantial production, quite clean and sound. Jacket is toned round the margins and the spine panel, and is neatly price-clipped; a very good copy.
New York: Praeger, 1980. Hardcover. xxv, 151p., prefaces, introduction, conclusions & implications, appendix, bibliography, index, illustrated with drawings by children and tables, very good first edition in brown leatherette and gilt. Praeger Studies in Issues and Research in Substance Abuse, general editor: James A. Inciardi.