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The Temperance Tales

By Lucius M. Sargent

'New Illustrated Edition/ Two Vols. in One.' Dark brown rib-Morocco-grain cloth over boards, gilt stamped spine lettering; covers blind stamped with central stylized floral cartouche, floral garlands above and below, enclosed in double ruled frame; spine with blind stamped floral designs in panels. Bright, clean coves and spine; slightly rubbed at lower fore corners - boards just exposed; few samll chips in cloth on rear cover; rubbed with small splits at spine ends; tightly bound; several dark stains on pp 19 - 23, otherwise bright and clean interior; leaves supple. Wood engravings are by H.W. Herrick, most signed by W. Groome (or Greene). Originally published in 6 vols, these two vols (paged 301 + 332; vol 2 without separate title page) include: My Mother's gold ring, Wild Dick and good little Robin, I am afraid there is a God!, Sectarian thing, Groggy harbor, Right opposite, Fritz Hazel., What a curse!, Word in season, Seed time and harvest, Irish heart, Well enough for the vulgar, Nancy Le Baron, Kitty Grafton, Too fast and too far, Stage-coach, Life-preserver, As a medicine, Prophets!, Margaret's bridal, Temperance meeting in the village of Tattertown. Cf, OCLC #503691781 + #423607977; Sabin #77025. 12mo, 633 pp.