THE ORIGIN OF THE CULT OF APHRODITE.

Holmes Publishing Group, 1999. Limited to 22 copies with special parchment overlay, and initialed and numbered by the publisher. FINE COPY. Excellent monograph exploring the origins of the ancient mystery cults via the botanical world, the sexual virtues of plants, the magical use of drugs and the symbolism of the Mandrake. With eight full page plates. Custom printed; hand bound. During the First World War Harris had two narrow escapes from drowning. He was sailing to join his friend J. H. Moulton in India, when his ship was torpedoed. Again, on the return voyage, his boat was torpedoed, but Moulton died from exposure, so it was written. Item #14650

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