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HALLUCINOGENIC PLANTS - A Golden Guide - By Richard Evans Schultes - Extremely Rare - WITH Amazing Personal Correspondence from Schultes About a Peyote Gift!

$ 1,000.00

HALLUCINOGENIC PLANTS - A Golden Guide - By Richard Evans Schultes is one of the "Holy Grail" Books for people who collect this genre of Plant Books. 

Schultes Evans, Richard.; Smith, Elmer W. [illustrator]

Golden Press, New York, 1976. First Edition. Tiny octavo paperback in red and green covers; VG; minimal wear; good binding; all colored illustrations with text in tight print; pp. 160; divided into Old and New World hallucinogens with extensive section on Mexico including the Huitchol Indians; in good condition.

In addition, to being one of the rarest books by Schultes, this offering includes personal correspondence from Richard Evans Schultes to myself, in the early 1990's. There are 3 letters, one Christmas Card, and a small post/note card. All are signed by Schultes in various forms - Dick or Dick Schultes, signed by him 5 times in the various correspondence. 

The letters refer to a planter of Peyote cactus my wife and I gave Dick Schultes in the early 1990's. There is also recommendations from Schultes to myself about some further leads on studying psychoactive "seaweeds". 

Overall, this is an amazing offering from the Father of Modern Ethnobotany!