Ralph Steadman - The Full and True Text of a Notorious, Remarkable and Visionary Speech Made By John, Viscount Amberley, Earl Russell, [...]

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Ralph Steadman [Ills] - The Full and True Text of a Notorious, Remarkable and Visionary Speech Made By John, Viscount Amberley, Earl Russell, on the 18th of July 1978 at 9.8pm in the House of Lords - London - Open Head Press - 1978 - 1st edition - 8pp - Stapled wrappers - 7,5 x 14 cm.

Condition: Good - with some wear but neat copy.

Leporello pamphlet with the full text of a pro-cannabis (marijuana) speech that could not be uttered completely in the English House of Lords due to disturbance. Illustrated with a cartoon by Ralph Steadman. ¶ From the archive of Dutch author and psychedelics expert Simon Vinkenoog (1928-2009) who had his birthday on that same day, the 18th of July.

The Welsh illustrator Ralph Steadman (1936-) is best known for his collaboration and friendship with the American writer Hunter S. Thompson and the bookcover design and illustrations for Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1971).

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