Confessions of an English Opium-Eater
Illustrated with twelve full-page plates by Zhenya Gay
First thus hardback in slipcase, bound in the original patterned paper covered boards and glassine sleeve. 27.5 × 20cm, ix + 77pp.
Thomas De Quincey's autobiographical account of his laudanum addiction and its effect on his life. This edition beautifully illustrated with 12 gravures by Zhenya Gay.
The book is in very good condition, the glassine sleeve (not shown in the photo) is a bit torn to the edges. The slipcase in good condition only with a little chipping and tanning to the opening and edges. No Sandglass (the paper insert that came with the book).