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The Temperance Volume; embracing the Temperance Tracts of the American Tract Society

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The Temperance Volume; embracing the Temperance Tracts of the American Tract Society

by (American Tract Society)

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  • hardcover
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New York: American Tract Society, 1834. First edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition. N.d. (1834). Original half leather over marbled paper-covered boards; spine lined and lettered in gilt. Illustrated with six woodcuts at the headings of tracts. Compilation of noneteen early temperance tracts including Benjamin Rush's "The Effects of Ardent Spirits upon the Human Mind and Body". Each entry is individually paginated. Deaccessioned from an historical society with their stamp on the title page (small abraded hole) and front free endpaper; chop to the foot of the spine and white lettering visible; additional wear to the spine and covers. Interior clean, tight and unmarked. A rather scarce publication.

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Bookseller
The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ) US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
The Temperance Volume; embracing the Temperance Tracts of the American Tract Society
Author
(American Tract Society)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
American Tract Society
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1834
Keywords
religion, temperance, alcohol, drinking, abstention
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Religion;

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The Old Book Shop of Bordentown is a general used/rare bookshop open to the public Tues.-Sunday 11AM to 5PM (8 PM on Fridays). 10,000 books on premises with another 25,000 in stock. Areas of speciality include baseball, New Jersey, American literature, mysteries. Member, ABAA, ILAB,Antiquarian Booksellers of New Jersey. Located in historic Bordentown City, New Jeresy (est. 1682).

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