Holmes Publishing Group, 1999. Limited to 22 copies with special parchment overlay, and initialed and numbered by the publisher. Item #464-3
A FINE CUSTOM MONOGRAPH with special patapar overlay. A great monograph exploring the origins of this ancient mystery cult 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 and Moulton died from exposure.