Hashish The Lost Legend by Fritz Lemmermayer (Ronald K. Siegel’s Copy)


Hashish The Lost Legend: The First English Translation of a Great Oriental Romance by Fritz Lemmermayer Translated w Notes and Introduction by Ronald K Siegel Here is a lost illustrated masterpiece, a book so rare and sought-after that up until this publication there were only two copies that could be found in world libraries.


For the first time this classic work on a forgotten Arabian legend has been translated into English. This illustrated novel is presented as a “pictorial opera” of love, hashish, and tragedy in the time of Victorian erotica, and it contains the first known illustrations and descriptions of true hashish hallucinations. This high quality case-bound and slipcased limited edition reproduces all fifty original erotic illustrations and colorful extras by illustrator Gottfried Sieben, and it is limited to only 418 copies all numbered and signed by Ronald K. Siegel. This specific copy belonged to the private book collection of Ronald K Siegel himself and is number 13 The slipcase still has the original plastic around it.

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