(NY), Simon & Schuster, (1996). Second printing. Davis's classic account of his own trip to the Amazon studying and collecting medicinal and psychedelic plants, and also a history of the decades his mentor, the legendary botanist Richard Evans Schultes, spent living in the Amazon and studying botany both by his own experiments and discoveries and also by finding and learning from native shamans. Inscribed by the author to Peter Matthiessen. With a typed letter signed from Davis to Matthiessen laid in, mostly relaying environmental victories in the Cassiar Mountains of British Columbia. The letter is folded, else fine. The book is lightly foxed on the edges of the text block; near fine in a fine dust jacket. [#032463] $175
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