"1968 Edition"; Wilshire Book Company, 8721 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, California; softbound; very good condition with unmarked pages.
TRANSCENDENTAL EXPERIENCE VIA PEYOTE
I could not quite believe that the time had come. I had been looking forward to this experience for such a long time that I was afraid that my preconceived ideas had gotten out of proportion, and that I would be in for my usual disappointmnet.
My friend had written me months before, telling me of his good fortune in being one of the few white men who have been allowed to partake in a Navajo Indiam Peyote ceremony...
Peyote is a pineless cactus that grows along the Rio Grande. The Indians of Mexico and our plains have been taking it in conjunction with their religious ceremonies since before white man set foot on the Americas. There are a number of alkaloids present in Peyote some of which are slightly toxic. The one responsible for the desired states of mind is called mescaline...