The Peyote Cult
Publisher: Archon Books
Date Published: 1975
Edition: Fourth Edition Enlarged
Book Id: 38031
296pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Light green cloth covered boards with black lettering on the spine. The book is in near fine condition. There is a previous owner's small ink stamp on the front free endsheet. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with yellowing and mild soiling and staining (more so on the rear panel).
Weston La Barre has lived with fifteen North American Indian Tribes and has traveled in most parts of the world. This book is considered a classic in the field of the Mexican and American ritual use of Peyote. This edition has been updated to include new matter in peyote studies and a new bibliography for the years 1963 to 1974.