Opium: Journal d'une Désintoxication, Jean Cocteau
First trade edition, first printing
Paris: Librairie Stock, 1931. Original brittle wraps, showing general wear and some discoloration. Closed tear to one page, internally clean. 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
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