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Deep Cover: The Inside Story of How DEA Infighting, Incompetence, and Subterfuge Lost Us the Biggest Battle of the Drug War
Levine, Michael,
ISBN: 0385301286
Delacorte Press, New York, 1990. First Edition
 Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards) Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. author's note, introduction and glossary of terms. Charcoal gray coloured endpapers. Between pages 160 and 161 there are eight pages of black-and-white photography. 1/4 black coloured cloth covered back strip with silver coloured titles. 3/4 red coloured boards. Plain text dustwrapper with silver, white and black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. The author, a veteran of 25 years of police work for the DEA, puts pen to paper to complain about the " ... Incompetence and irresponsibility that characterise this country's war on drugs." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Rubbing of the back strip edges and lower book edge. Some marks to the text block edges. A little rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels. Full Number Line. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [7], 8 - 319, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; Drugs; United States; 1980s; Politics & Government. ISBN: 0385301286. ISBN/EAN: 9780385301282. Inventory No: 0121513. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0121513  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Deep Cover: The Inside Story of How DEA Infighting, Incompetence, and Subterfuge Lost Us the Biggest Battle of the Drug War
Levine, Michael,
ISBN: 0385301286
Delacorte Press, New York, 1990. First Edition
 Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards) Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. author's note, introduction and glossary of terms. Charcoal gray coloured endpapers. Between pages 160 and 161 there are eight pages of black-and-white photography. 1/4 black coloured cloth covered back strip with silver coloured titles. 3/4 red coloured boards. Plain text dustwrapper with silver, white and black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. The author, a veteran of 25 years of police work for the DEA, puts pen to paper to complain about the " ... Incompetence and irresponsibility that characterise this country's war on drugs." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening of the top backstrip edge with some rubbing of the book corners. Very light age toning of the text block edges and some handling marks are also present. Rubbing of the top dustwrapper edge with some creasing of the top backstrip edge. There is a 0.5 " tear to the lower left-hand corner of the front panel. Full Number Line. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [7], 8 - 319, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; Drugs; United States; 1980s; Politics & Government. ISBN: 0385301286. ISBN/EAN: 9780385301282. Inventory No: 0125959. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0125959  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Doctor Purgatory -- a brutally honest self-portrait of the struggle of a young doctor to free himself from the bondage of drug Addiction
Marks, Jan M.D.,
Citadel, New York, 1959. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 400 g; 224 pages in original cloth backed black boards, with illustrated dustjacket slightly faded on the spine section, and rubbed at the corners, with a short split at the top right-hand corner of the rear panel. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Drugs; Inventory No: 0230674. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0230674  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Go Ask Alice
Anonymous,
ISBN: 0413296008
Eyre Methuen, London, 1972. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. II, 162 pp., including an essay " What defeated Alice" by a Psychologist, James Hemming. A powerful, moving and sometimes unpleasant account from a fifteen-year-old American girl's diary of her experiments with acid, pot etc. It is honest, compelling and vital reading Dust jacket is slightly rubbed on the bottom edge, and has a 1 inch tear at the top right of the rear panel, ownership detail at the top left of the mauve front end page, and address details on the blank page opposite page 1. A clean copy otherwise, no foxing. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Drugs; ISBN: 0413296008. ISBN/EAN: 9780413296009. Inventory No: 0281171. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0281171  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Go Ask Alice
Anonymous,
ISBN: 0552093327
Corgi Books, London, 1980. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Reprint. epilogue by James Hemming. Colour photographic card cover with pale peach and white coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the backstrip. The diary of a 15-year-old girl middle-class and white. One day she tried acid, and then other drugs and sex and feels free. She dies of an overdose. But, in the meantime, she kept a diary of the drugtaking experience. This book is it. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Light browning of the textblock edges and pages. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 142, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Drugs; ISBN: 0552093327. ISBN/EAN: 9780552093323. Inventory No: 0280960. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $8.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0280960  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Go Ask Alice
Anonymous,
ISBN: 0552093327
Corgi Books, London, 1986. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Poor Condition/. Reprint. epilogue by James Hemming. Colour photographic card cover with pale peach and white coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the backstrip. The diary of a 15-year-old girl middle-class and white. One day she tried acid, and then other drugs and sex and feels free. She dies of an overdose. But, in the meantime, she kept a diary of the drugtaking experience. This book is it. The book has been in water with the inside of the cover and the next two pages having a watermark. the rest of the book is clean. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 142, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Drugs; ISBN: 0552093327. ISBN/EAN: 9780552093323. Inventory No: 0259948. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Poor Condition
Price: $5.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0259948  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Inside Story ; From ABC Foreign Correspondent to Singapore Prisoner #12988
Lloyd, Peter,
ISBN: 1742373917
Allen & Unwin, SYDNEY, 2010. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. in 2008, one of the ABC Australia's best known foreign correspondence is being arrested on the streets of Singapore for drug possession. He was supported by many of his ABC colleagues and by a network of close friends; he was comforted by his loving gay partner and by his tirelessly loyal former wife. Size: Trade Paperback. [6], 298 pages, in original photographic illustrated trade paperback format. There is no damage to describe.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Drugs; Law & Criminal Studies. ISBN: 1742373917. ISBN/EAN: 9781742373911. Inventory No: 0243877. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0243877  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Marijuana: The Effects on Mind and Body (Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Drugs)
Cohen, Miriam PhD,
ISBN: 0222012099
Burke Publishing Company, London, 1985. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. 2nd hand copy, free of annotation, and with no damage. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, and a colour cover. Written over 30 years ago, this book offers a cultural view of America and the way it looked at Ravana, its history, cultural impact, psychological and physical effects, dangers, legal status, and at the time the pros and cons of the legalisation issue. A good historical document. this is the first softcover edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Drugs; Medicine & Health. ISBN: 0222012099. ISBN/EAN: 9780222012098. Inventory No: 0271718. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0271718  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Prince Valium
Holden, Anton,
ISBN: 0812827953
Stein and Day, Publishers, New York, 1982. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 640 g.; IV, 320 pages, last page blank. 1/4 maroon cloth backstrip with gilt titles. 3/4 black coloured boards with gilt facsimile author's signature to the lower front board edge. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and discolouration and wear to the book edges. Light dustiness to the top text block edges. Plaintext dustwrapper, with silver background and lack and red titles to the front panel and black titles to the backstrip. Author photograph to the rear dustwrapper panel. Rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. Noticeable creasing to the top and bottom dustwrapper edges and there is a small 0.25 " closed tear to the top left-hand corner of the rear dust wrapper edge. Creasing to the body of the dustwrapper and a little bit of rubbing to the dustwrapper panels as well. In the bestselling memoir, by Barbara Gordon, I'm Dancing as Fast As I Can', she gave her lover the name 'Eric'. In fact it was the author, Anton Holden, and in this book he relates his side of the story, recording all that she left out and in vivid detail! Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Drugs; ISBN: 0812827953. ISBN/EAN: 9780812827958. Inventory No: 0106623. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0106623  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Scorpio's Lot; The Hunt for a Drug Lord
Smithies, Ray,
ISBN: 1921362723
Sid Harta Publishes Pty. Ltd., Glen Waverley, Victoria, 2009. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. about the author, acknowledgements and author's note. Black and white photograph of author to the verse so of the title page. illustrated card covers with and back titles to the front panel and backstrip. Creasing to the book corners and reading creases to the backstrip. A few marks to the text block edge. A murder of a young and well liked man in a small country town in Victoria sets of a desperate man trying to protect his niece from the drug lord Scorpio. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (8), 728, (8 -- further books from publishing house). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Drugs; Australia; ISBN: 1921362723. ISBN/EAN: 9781921362729. Inventory No: 0111795. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0111795  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Betel Chewing Traditions in South-East Asia (Images of Asia)
Rooney, Dawn F.,
ISBN: 0195886208
Oxford University press, Kuala Lumpur, 1993. First Edition
 Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographs. First Edition. The art and implements of betel chewing in the South-East Asian society. Secondhand copy with no damage apart from previous owner's chops at the bottom right of the half title page. Book includes bibliographical references and index, and is illustrated with black-and-white photographs, black-and-white drawings, and colour photographs. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Drugs; Asia; ISBN: 0195886208. ISBN/EAN: 9780195886207. Inventory No: 0265460. Very Good Condition
Price: $70.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0265460  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Mother of David S.
Keuls, Yvonne,
ISBN: 0285626957
Souvenir Press, London, 1985. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. publisher's note. Black and white illustration of "Lena age 40" -- mother of David S. Black coloured boards with silver writing on the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as for frontispiece, against a grey and white background with red, white and black writing on the front panel and red and black on the spine. " In its honesty, its quiet, unemotional reporting of a progressive, long- drawn-out agony, The Mother of David S. must be one of the most powerful statements published of the horror and destructiveness of drug dependence." - from the front panel blurb. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and to the back book corners. Staining to the lower book edge of the front panel and the page edges are brown. The internal pages are starting to brown. The dustwrapper is a little rubbed and faded and the back panel is quite dull. Rubbing to the dustwrapper corners and creasing to the top and bottom edges. First English Translation. Size: Octavo - up to 9 " Tall. VIII, 234 pages, last 9 blank, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Drugs; ISBN: 0285626957. ISBN/EAN: 9780285626959. Inventory No: 0103168. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0103168  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Natural Mind
Weil, Andrew,
ISBN: 0140039368
Penguin, Middlesex, 1975. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 150 g; 152 pages, with a list of works cited (bibliography), suggested reading lists, and index. Previous owner's name on the inside of the front cover, some foxing of the front and rear covers on the inside, slight rubbing of the edges of the spine. Browning of the pages edges. The author argues that the use of drugs and the quest for altered consciousness "may be as natural as children spending to "make the world go round" -- as harmless, in some cases, and skin-diving. . . More harmless, certainly, than alcohol." -- Rear panel blurb Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Drugs; Alternative Medicine; ISBN: 0140039368. ISBN/EAN: 9780140039368. Inventory No: 0236581. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0236581  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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