Suikergoed & Marsepein

Amsterdam: Barbara Huges, 1968. Second edition. 4to, 34 pp., mimeographed on rectos only and bound with cloth tape into textured card covers printed in color. Second expanded edition. With folded sheet laid in, entitled "het huiswerk voor iedereen".

A self-published treatise on trepanation by a member of Provo who had experienced the act firsthand. On January 6, 1965, Huges famously self-trepanated himself in a square in Amsterdam, drilling into his own head with a Black & Decker drill. Huges had studied as a medical student, where he developed the belief that since mankind began to walk upright our heads have been starved of oxygen; he believed that by trepanning, one could achieve a permanent high, bringing his actions into the psychedelic trajectory and influencing a small group of auto-trepanationists who have sought freedom from the boundaries of the skull.

This second edition has a different cover than the first, and includes ten additional pages of commentary by R. A. Hubner.

Very good with some light foxing to covers. Item #23494

Price: $450.00

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