Laughing Gas: Nitrous Oxide

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by Michael Sheldin, David Wallechinsky and Saunie Salyer.

Inhaling laughing gas, or nitrous oxide, has gained a new popularity. Yet recent discoveries about the dangers of inhaling the gas are not widely disseminated. These developments make this underground classic more important and relevant than ever.

Laughing Gas: Nitrous Oxide includes :

* The fascinating 200 year history of gas.

* Classic writing on gas by William James and others.

* An Introduction on pharmacological developments.

* Dangers, precautions and recent discoveries.

* Wonderful drawings, lithographs and photographs.

* Existential accounts of personal experiences with gas.

* Philosophical ruminations on the meaning of gas.

* An informative cartoon strip by cartoonist Larry Todd.

* A collectible cover by comix super-star R. Crumb.

Laughing Gas: Nitrous Oxide belongs in the library of every person interested in psychoactive substances.

  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Ronin Publishing; 2nd edition (February 1, 1993).
  • Language: English
  • #ISBN-10: 0914171526
  • #ISBN-13: 978-0914171522
  • Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 5.7 x 0.5 inches.


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