Opium, Jean Cocteau. First UK Edition, 1st Printing.

Opium, Jean Cocteau. First UK Edition, 1st Printing.
Opium, Jean Cocteau. First UK Edition, 1st Printing.
Opium, Jean Cocteau. First UK Edition, 1st Printing.
Opium, Jean Cocteau. First UK Edition, 1st Printing.
Opium, Jean Cocteau. First UK Edition, 1st Printing.
Opium, Jean Cocteau. First UK Edition, 1st Printing.
Opium, Jean Cocteau. First UK Edition, 1st Printing.
Opium, Jean Cocteau. First UK Edition, 1st Printing.
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Opium: The Diary of an Addict, Jean Cocteau
First U.K. Edition, First Printing

London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1933.  With illustrations by Cocteau, supposedly created while under the influence of opium, this classic work is a fragmented and hypnotic collection of maxims, stories and reflections, many of them focusing on the drug and its effects. A very good or slightly better copy in a very good dust jacket. Binding is sturdy, with a lean to spine. Light scattered foxing internally and to foredge. Jacket is unclipped, with a price penciled in. Spine tanned, a few smudges, some minor chipping along the edges and a short split between the spine and back panel. Scarce. 


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