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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

Condition: Very Good


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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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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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 alcohol, or completely prohibit alcohol. View more info

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Hot Corn: Life Scenes in New York Illustrated. Including the Story of Little Katy, Madalina, the Rag-Picker's Daughter, Wild Maggie, &c.

By: Robinson, Solon

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Pollard & Moss: 1889

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281345

Condition: Good


Reissue of the 1854 original, but without the engravings by N. Orr. Pages toned, spots on a few pages, pencil gift note dated 1892 on front endpaper. 1889 Hard Cover. xii, 408, [8] pp. 8vo. Ads follow text. Original brown cloth, black titles & decorations. A temperance novel set in New York City, told as a series of vignettes, which were originally published in the Tribune as Hot Corn Stories. View more info

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Uncle Sam's Palace; or, The Reigning King

By: Wellmont, Emma

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Benjamin B. Mussey and Company: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1964230

Condition: Very Good


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 building his wealth and success on the destruction of the lives of others. Clearly meant as an allegory encouraging the United ... View more info