Lot 242 of 392:
Peru: History of Coca 1901 by Mortimer  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$360
Estimate:
$250 - $350

Title:
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
Author:
Mortimer, W. Golden
Place:
New York
Publisher:
J.H. Vail & Company
Date:
1901
Description:

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.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear to cloth; very good.
 
Item number:
275647
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