Infinite Turbulence

MICHAUX, Henri. Infinite Turbulence.

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MICHAUX, Henri. Infinite Turbulence. London: Calder and Boyars, 1975.

8vo., black publisher's boards lettered in silver to spine; jacket with design by the author; 8 pages of photographs showing Michaux's artworks; pp.189; a fine copy in jacket which is sunned to the spine and flaps lightly yellowed; overall a very uptogether copy.
First English edition of this fascinating book, chronicling the author's experiences while under the effects of mescaline (sometimes in its natural form as the peyote cacti plant), hashish and LSD. Michaux was a Belgian-born poet, writer, and painter, whose most famous paintings were created while under the effects of psychedelics.