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John Martin Honigberger
John Martin Honigberger / Thirty-five Years in the East Adventures 1905 #35538
Calcutta: Published by the "Bangabasi" Office, 1905. Thirty-five Years in the East: Adventures, discoveries, experiments, and historical sketches, relating to the Punjab and Cashmere; in connection with medicine, botany, pharmacy, etc. Edward Gorey. A scarce 19th century European view of India, notable for its reports on drugs. One of the plates depicts three types of drug use: a b'hangee, or hemp-plant drinker; a chursee bhistee, or a person smoking cannabis resin; and a faqueer postee, an opium "poppy-head drinker." This is the first Indian edition (the book was originally published in two volumes in German in 1851 and in English, in London, in 1852). The publisher's notice at the front explains that this edition omits the second volume, which was primarily medical and by the early 20th century, outdated. xxx, [Thumbnails Below] Thirty-five Years in the East: Adventures, discoveries, experiments, and historical sketches, relating to the Punjab and Cashmere; in connection with medicine, botany, pharmacy, etc. Author: Honigberger, John Martin Publication: Calcutta: Published by the "Bangabasi" Office, 1905 Condition: Very good in later plain paper boards with a cloth spine. Description: A scarce 19th century European view of India, notable for its reports on drugs. One of the plates depicts three types of drug use: a b'hangee, or hemp-plant drinker; a chursee bhistee, or a person smoking cannabis resin; and a faqueer postee, an opium "poppy-head drinker." This is the first Indian edition (the book was originally published in two volumes in German in 1851 and in English, in … [Click Below for Full Description]
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