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Bacchus: An Essay on the Nature, Causes, Effects, and Cure of Intemperance by  Ralph Barnes Grindrod - Hardcover - 1843 - from Popeks Books, IOBA and Biblio.com

Bacchus: An Essay on the Nature, Causes, Effects, and Cure of Intemperance

by Grindrod, Ralph Barnes

Condition: Good/No Jacket


New York: J. & H.G. Langley, 1843 This antique hardcover book is bound in black cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine and decorative etching on the cover. Some cover soil and edgewera; missing front free endpaper; some mild foxing within. A scarce title that also includes a nice history of liquor / spirits. 512 pages; approx. 5"x8".. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

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