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Temperance Books & Ephemera

Glimpses Of Fifty Years

Glimpses Of Fifty Years

by Willard, Frances E

Nineteen Beautiful Years

Nineteen Beautiful Years

by Willard, Frances E

The wet parade

The wet parade

by Sinclair, Upton

Pasadena, CA: Self-published by the author, 1932. Hardcover. 431p. ,Later printing of Sinclair edition lacking Farrar emblem. Some dulling and fading to cloth along spine. Previous owner's name and date to top right corner of front free endpaper. Slight wear to corners. No dj. *AhouseA47a. Sinclair's novel about temperance and regret at the evident failure of prohibition.
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$20.00
THE CUP OF THE TREGARVANS A Temperance Story

THE CUP OF THE TREGARVANS A Temperance Story

by Frances I. Kershaw

A very good hardcover. Binding is excellent and there are no markings or foxing on the pages. There are 144 pages. A collector's copy. A RARE book.
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$50.00
The politics of domesticity; women, evangelism, and temperance in nineteenth-century America

The politics of domesticity; women, evangelism, and temperance in nineteenth-century America

by Epstein, Barbara Leslie

Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 1981. Hardcover. ix, 188p., first edition cloth boards; dj sunned at spine with a couple of small closed tears and chips, else very good with inscription by author.
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$12.00
National Temperance Magazine Vol II (1845)

National Temperance Magazine Vol II (1845)

by Various

T. Cook/Midland Temperance Press, Leicester, 1845. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Poor Condition/No Dust Jacket. Annual Published as a monthly magazine from 1844 to 1846 & gathered as an annual in three volumes of which this is the middle one. The printer & publisher was Thomas Cook, founder of the world-wide travel agency bearing his name. In 1832, Cook moved to Adam and Eve Street in Market Harborough. Influenced by the local Baptist minister Francis Beardsall, he took the... Read more
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£40.00
Eighteenth amendment not a remedy for the drink evil

Eighteenth amendment not a remedy for the drink evil

by du Pont, Pierre S

Washington, D. C.: Association Against the Prohibition Amendment, no date (late '20s). 10p., 9 x 4 inch upright brochure, staple- and thread-bound; wraps very edgeworn, ex libris with accession marks, text is underlined. Reprinted from Current history magazine.
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$20.00
The Crooked Glasses

The Crooked Glasses

by Craig, Laura Gerould

Buffalo, NY: [Christian Woman's Board of Missions], [190-?]. 32p., staplebound booklet, front cover has a diagonal scratch and a scar from old sticker removal. Not found in OCLC as of October 2019. Short story in which a woman is convinced to join the Women's Christian Temperance Union to fight demon alcohol. Craig was president of the Christian Woman's Board of Missions.
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$40.00
Temperance Hymn Book and Minstrel: A Collection of Hymns, Songs and Odes for Temperance Meetings and Festivals

Temperance Hymn Book and Minstrel: A Collection of Hymns, Songs and Odes for Temperance Meetings and Festivals

by MARSH, John

New-York: American Temperance Union, 1841. First Edition. Paperback. Hymn book by the temperance reformer John Marsh (1788-1868), whose own first experiences of intoxication took place as a young child while drinking "flip" to keep warm during the frigid days in the Connecticut meeting house ("Well do I remember...crying in meeting from the cold...and holding on to my chair after drinking the FLIP till my head became steady" (cf. DAB 12, p. 300). Swept up in the temperance movement... Read more
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$100.00
A GREAT MOTHER SKETCHES OF MADAM WILLARD

A GREAT MOTHER SKETCHES OF MADAM WILLARD

by Willard, Frances E. ; Norton, Minerva Brace

Woman's Temperance Publishing Association. Good with no dust jacket. 1894. First Edition. Hardcover. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Temperance, front free end paper reduced. .
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$14.65
THE USE OF BRANDY AND SALT, AS A REMEDY FOR VARIOUS INTERNAL AS WELL AS EXTERNAL DISEASES, INFLAMMATION AND LOCAL INJURIES; CONTAINING AMPLE DIRECTIONS FOR MAKING AND APPLYING IT. EXPLAINED BY THE REV. SAMUEL FENTON, M.D., LIVERPOOL, AND WM. LEE, ESQ., OF LA PERTE IMBAULT, IN FRANCE. SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND CORRECTED

THE USE OF BRANDY AND SALT, AS A REMEDY FOR VARIOUS INTERNAL AS WELL AS EXTERNAL DISEASES, INFLAMMATION AND LOCAL INJURIES; CONTAINING AMPLE DIRECTIONS FOR MAKING AND APPLYING IT. EXPLAINED BY THE REV. SAMUEL FENTON, M.D., LIVERPOOL, AND WM. LEE, ESQ., OF LA PERTE IMBAULT, IN FRANCE. SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND CORRECTED

by Fenton, Samuel; Wm. Lee

New York: Carvill & Co., 108 Broadway, 1842. 42, [2 blanks] pp. Original printed dark blue wrappers [disbound]. Narrow extremity wear to wrappers. Else Very Good. This, the second American printing, followed the New York 1841. Previously it had been published in Britain in 1840. Fenton's concoction is "a simple but powerful remedy... an antidote to many of the common ills of life. Readers are counseled to "use French brandy only." A plethora of diseases, listed in... Read more
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$350.00
GOOD EFFECTS OF SABBATH SCHOOLS. NEIGHBOR JOE

GOOD EFFECTS OF SABBATH SCHOOLS. NEIGHBOR JOE

by Boston Chemical Printing Company

Boston: Boston Chemical Printing Company, 1830. 12" x 11", broadside poem printed on white cotton cloth in two columns. A decorative rectangular border surrounds the poem. The inside border is surrounded by twenty vignettes in oval borders. Vignettes include animals such as a fox and an owl, as well as scenes such as a soldier leading an army, a king holding his scepter, a face in the clouds blowing wind at the trees. Spotted at lower left corner, and another light spot. Very Good. This... Read more
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$1,250.00
TO THE PEOPLE OF THE TOWN OF SMITHFIELD

TO THE PEOPLE OF THE TOWN OF SMITHFIELD

by [Smith, Gerrit]

Peterboro [NY], 1843. Broadsheet, 8" x 12". Very Good. The well-known reformer congratulates the Town's electors for refusing "to license dram-selling." Nevertheless, he says with frustration, "dram-selling is continued in your town. There are men amongst us so greedy of gain, so unscrupulous as to the means of acquiring it, and withal so lawless, as to perpetrate this transgression of both human and divine law." Drunkards are "the victims of a slavery which... Read more
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$175.00
The Breweries Of Australia: A History

The Breweries Of Australia: A History

by Deutsher, Keith M

Sydney: Beer & Brewer Media. 2012. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. Includes new section on all boutique breweries of Australia. 374 pages A meticulously documented insight into one of Australia's oldest industries. . 2nd Edition. Hardback.
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AU$25.00
Nineteen Beautiful Years

Nineteen Beautiful Years

by Frances E. Willard

Fleming H. Revell Company, 1889. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1889. 202 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Moderate tanning to pages, with occasional thumbing. Cracks to guttering throughout, with exposed netting. Heavy tanning to text block edges. Heavy cracking to front hinge, with light tanning to pastedowns and endpapers. Boards have moderate shelf wear, with rubbing and marking. Heavy bumping to corners and crushing to spine ends, causing cloth to fray. Binding remains firm, with... Read more
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£41.49
A full report of the proceedings...held...on June 9th, 10th, and 11th, 1857....

A full report of the proceedings...held...on June 9th, 10th, and 11th, 1857....

by Manchester. Ministerial Conference on the Suppression of the Liquor Traffic

London: [Pr. by A. Ireland & Co. for] W. Smith & Son & others, 1857. 8vo. 112 pp.         NSTC 2M11953. Removed from a nonce volume. Lightly age-toned with a few small spots of foxing.
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$80.00
Alow and Aloft. On Board and On Shore

Alow and Aloft. On Board and On Shore

by [TEMPERANCE] FRINK, Henry C

Rochester: William Alling, 1842. First Edition. Hardcover. Cautionary temperance tale (aren't they all?) following the exploits of Mr. B, who is first introduced to us in the little village of H. as the drunkard husband of beleaguered Mrs. B. After a night of boozy brawling, followed by his wife's brush with death, Mr. B makes his way to New York City, where, after another bout of heavy drinking and passing out on a dock, he makes his way onto a London-bound packet as a member of the crew.... Read more
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$225.00
BEAUTIFUL LIFE OF FRANCES E. WILLARD

BEAUTIFUL LIFE OF FRANCES E. WILLARD

by Gordon, Anna

Chicago, IL: Woman's Temperance Pub. 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket; Previous owner's name. ; Memorial edition commemorating the life of the head of the Temperance Union in Evanston, Illinois. A Memorial Volume. Introduction By Lady Henry Somerset. With Character Sketches. ; 416 pages .
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$25.00
Profit and Loss in Man

Profit and Loss in Man

by HOPKINS, Alphonso A

New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. Lengthy treatise in favor of prohibition laid out in nativist terms: "Besodden Europe, worse bescourged than war, famine, and pestilence, sends here her drink-makers, her drunkard-makers, and her drunkards" (p. 234). Indeed, "For Hopkins, the coalition of all that is 'un-American' [is] represented by the polluting poison of alcohol" (Philip McGowan, "AA and the Redeployment of Temperance... Read more
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$125.00
BIBLE TEMPERANCE IS NOT TOTAL ABSTINENCE

BIBLE TEMPERANCE IS NOT TOTAL ABSTINENCE

by George M Beebe

Minneapolis, MN: George M Beebe. Fine with no dust jacket. 1918,. Hardcover. Alchoholism; Abstinence; Prohibition; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; George M Beebe, BIBLE TEMPERANCE IS NOT TOTAL ABSTINENCE, George M Beebe 1918, hardbound in original blue cloth with no dust jacket. Scarce. From the Bayard collection in Delaware. Temperance, Alchoholism, Prohibition. .
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$121.84
True to His Colours; or, The Life That Wears Best

True to His Colours; or, The Life That Wears Best

by WILSON, T.P.; Francis Arthur Fraser, illus

London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1879. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo (18.25cm.); publisher's brown decorative cloth embossed in black and gilt, brown glazed endpapers; 349pp.; engraved frontispiece, five leaves of plates signed in image "FAF." Just a hint of edge wear, else Near Fine. Contemporary manuscript gift inscription from the Metropolitan Methodist Sabbath School for a Reward of Merit. English temperance novel illustrated by Francis Arthur Fraser, best known for illustrating... Read more
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$75.00
Lincoln and Prohibition. [Signed by Author]

Lincoln and Prohibition. [Signed by Author]

by Charles T. White [Charles Thomas White (1863-1954)]

New York and Cincinnati: The Abingdon Press (1921). First Edition. Frontis., 233pp + 8 leaves of plates. Small 8vo. Publisher's quarter blue cloth and tan boards; gilt titling on spine, without dust jacket. Bookplate. Inscribed by author on front endpaper. Spine slightly sunned; very good or better copy. Study of Abraham Lincoln's relation to the temperance and prohibition movements both in his family, in his private life, and in politics. Topics include the Washingtonian Movement, temperance... Read more
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$50.00
Hot Corn: Life Scenes in New York Illustrated. Including the Story of Little Katy, Madalina, the Rag-Picker's Daughter, Wild Maggie, &c. [George F. Danforth's Copy]

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

by [TEMPERANCE] ROBINSON, Solon; N[athaniel] Orr, illus

New York: De Witt and Davenport, 1854. First Edition. Hardcover. Collection of temperance-minded short stories set in the streets of New York, the majority of which were first published in the "New York Tribune." The hints at sexual profligacy made the book for a brief period of time a massive best-seller (see Teresa Michaels, "Books for Children, Books for Adults" (2014), p. 201). SABIN 72182; WRIGHT II 2097. Octavo (19cm.); publisher's red pictorial gilt-stamped cloth;... Read more
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$75.00
The curse of Malvern

The curse of Malvern

by Edmister, Henry

Chicago, Stockton CA, and Philadelphia: The Monarch Book Co, 1892. 295p., red decorated cloth binding faded on the spine and unevenly faded on the cover, some edge wear, paper browned, front blank endpaper removed else good condition. Temperance novel, Wright no. 1701, but with a variant publisher. Majority found in OCLC were published by G. Hubbard & Co. in Columbus, Ohio.
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$35.00
Collection of 8 Anti-Tobacco Tracts

Collection of 8 Anti-Tobacco Tracts

by [TOBACCO]

V.p., ca. 1940-1960. First Edition. Paperback. 1. Virgil C. Finnell. Truth About Tobacco. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, n.d., ca. 1940s. 16mo (13.5cm.); original pictorial staplebound self-wrappers; 13pp. Near Fine. Chairman of the Prohibition National committee on the evils of smoking. 2. F.O. Hursh. Are You a Preacher and Do You Smoke? [Minneapolis: Osterhus Pub. House, n.d., ca. 1950.] Small 12mo (15.25cm.); bifolium printed on peach stock. About Fine. Not in OCLC as of July, 2015. 3. D.H. Kress... Read more
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$100.00
Anna Morrison Reed 1849 - 1921, edited by: John E. Keller

Anna Morrison Reed 1849 - 1921, edited by: John E. Keller

by [Reed, Anna Morrison]

Lafayette: the editor, 1978. xxvi, 285p., illustrated with period photos and documents and two modern line maps; first edition cloth boards in dj, copy as new. "The collated writings of a nineteenth century Butte County girl..[who] lived several places in California, especially in the gold mining area, and married a miner.. As a popular lecturer and writer on Temperance and Women's Sufferage, she traveled widely throughout northern California for several years. Her diary and writings reflect ..the... Read more
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$15.00
[TEMPERANCE] [SAMMELBANDS] Temperance Tracts Issued by the National Temperance Society and Publication House [clothbound sammelband of 48 Temperance tracts]

[TEMPERANCE] [SAMMELBANDS] Temperance Tracts Issued by the National Temperance Society and Publication House [clothbound sammelband of 48 Temperance tracts]

by (STEARNS, J. N., publisher) [Various authors]

New York: J. N. Stearns, 1870. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo. Bound by the publisher in plain brown cloth with gilt spine decoration. Spine ends worn, but internally clean, bright, and crisp, with the original yellow endpapers preserved. Overall, a solidly very good copy. Early 20th century bookstore stamp on the front free endpaper. SIGNED by the publisher (likely also the compilor), J. N. Stearns, on the front paste-down, and also bearing the pencilled signature of one James A. Briggs,... Read more
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$150.00