The Wondrous Mushroom: Mycolatry in Mesoamerica.

New York/Verona, Italy: McGraw-Hill/Stamperia Valdonega, 1980.

Ethnomycological studies, no.7. Quarto, 242 pages. Index. First edition, limited to 501 signed and numbered copies. This is copy 302. "From now on any comprehensive study of Ancient Mexican civilization must start from (and with) your discoveries." (Octavio Paz, in Life Magazine, May 1957). The eleven chapters include: A Velada in Huautla, Traits of the Mesoamerican Velada and Kindred Topics, Xochipilli new interpretation, Flowers in pre-conquest Nahuatl Poetry, Codices, Liengos, Mapas, Piltzintli child god of the Nahua and his Christian Progeny, Teotihuacan and the wondrous mushrooms, Mushroom stones of the Maya Highlands, Historical record, and Shaman and the Mushroom new perspectives. Fine in decorated cloth over quarter green calf, with gilt-titled spine. In cloth covered slipcase, and in original paper shipping wrapper and cardboard box. [Volbracht 2233].

Price: $900.00