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Peru: History of Coca 1901 by Mortimer  

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Peru: History of Coca "The Divine Plant" of the Incas with an Introductory Account of the Incas. and of the Andean Indians of To-Day

Mortimer, W. Golden

New York

J.H. Vail & Company



xxxi, 576 pp. Illustrations from photographs, drawings, etc. (8vo), original cloth, gilt cover vignette, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. First Edition.

"[T]he greatest work ever published on the coca plant and the history of its use by the Incas and their descendants. Research on the active principle, cocaine, is documented from its isolation in 1859 to the end of the 19th century"--Dailey, Phantastica 194.

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Light wear to cloth; very good.

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