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

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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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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

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NY: by the Society, 1834. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 17 tracts, each individually paginated. Bound in original leather backed boards, front cover very loose, some light pencil holograph on the endpaper. Little toning, but a good copy. The articles are: Benjamin RUSH, "The Effects of Ardent Spirits upon the human body and mind;" "History of Peter and John Hay;" On the Traffic of Ardent Spirit;" The Rewards of Drunkenness; The Well-Conducted Farm; Johnathan KITTREDGE, Address on the Effects of Ardent Spirits;" Rev. Austin DICKINSON, (one of the founders of Amherst College) "Appeal to American Youth on Temperance; "Alarm to Distillers and Their Allies;" John MARSH, "Putnam and the Wolf: or, The Monster Destroyed;" Edward HITCHCOCK, "Argument Against the Manufacture of Ardent Spirits. Addressed to the Distiller and the Furnisher of the materials;" C. P. M'ilvaine, "Address to the Young Men of the United States, on Temperance;" "Who Slew all These?"; Thomas SEWALL, "Address on the Effects of Intemperance on… Read more
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