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The Proverbs

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Women's Temp'rnce Coffee Rooms [Women's Christian Temperance Union]: 1885

Seller ID: 2266267


Pencil name inside rear wrapper. 1885 Soft Cover. 59, [3] pp. Flexible boards - pebbled cloth over paper. An 1885 San Francisco imprint, published by the Women's Christian Temperance Union for distribution in one of their coffee rooms, which they used to spread word of the evils of alcohol. View more info

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Journal of the American Temperance Union, Vol. IV., No. 12., December, 1840 [with] Temperance Recorder, Vol. IX., No. 10., December 1840

By: American Temperance Union

Price: $75.00

Publisher: American Temperance Union / Temperance Recorder: 1840

Seller ID: 2205030


Two closed internal tears to first leaf of ATU journal, a few tears to fore-edge margin, corners a bit dog-eared with minor loss, ink name on final leaf. 1840 Soft Cover. [177]-192, [81]-88 pp. Self wrappers. 8 1/2 x 11 1/2. Two temperance periodicals printed at the end of 1840, one representing a national organization, the other a New York organization, colloquially bound with thread. While certainly interesting historically, perhaps the most compelling feature of this ... View more info

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The Medical Use of Alcohol and Stimulants for Women

By: Edmunds, James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: National Temperance Society and Publication House: 1874

Seller ID: 2202813


Spine & edges toned, boards rubbed, light stain along top edges of endpapers, ink name on front flyleaf. 1874 Hard Cover. 96 pp., 8-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Original orange cloth, gilt titles. A medical assessment of the affects of alcohol on the body, but clearly speaking from the perspective of the temperance movement mentality of the day. View more info

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The Voice of Temperance Scrap Book, Number II

By: Morris, Sam

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sam Morris: 1940

Seller ID: 2266833


Half-inch of material missing from spine-head and spine-base, faint stains to wrappers. 1940 Soft Cover. 106 pp. The temperance movement is a social movement against the consumption of alcoholic beverages. Participants in the movement typically criticize alcohol intoxication or promote complete abstinence (teetotalism). In some periods, many groups have used their political influence to press the government to enact alcohol laws, or to regulate the availability of alcoho... View more info

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Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

By: Okrent, Daniel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2082821


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed.Very Good. 2010 Hard Cover. 468 pp. 8vo. A brilliant, authoritative, and fascinating history of America’s most puzzling era, the years 1920 to 1933, when the U.S. Constitution was amended to restrict one of America’s favorite pastimes: drinking alcoholic beverages. View more info

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Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

By: Okrent, Daniel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2011

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2263436


First paperback printing. Light ink mark on top page ridge, top corner of prelim page lightly creased, minimal wear to corners. 2011 Trade Paperback. x, 468 pp. A brilliant, authoritative, and fascinating history of America’s most puzzling era, the years 1920 to 1933, when the U.S. Constitution was amended to restrict one of America’s favorite pastimes: drinking alcoholic beverages. View more info

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Uncle Sam's Palace; or, The Reigning King

By: Wellmont, Emma

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Benjamin B. Mussey and Company: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1964230


First edition. Spine lightly sunned, one gathering sprung but holding nicely, pencil gift note on front endpaper. 1853 Hard Cover. 308 pp. 8vo. Original cloth with elaborate blind-stamped decorations, gilt titles & floral borders on spine. Engraved frontispiece of 'The Old Liquor Store', several engraved plates in text, by 'Billings'. A temperance novel telling the story of Mr. Samuel Beals Jr., or 'Uncle Sam', the owner of a wholesale liquor business, and depicted as bu... View more info