The Curse of Drink; or Stories of Hell's Commerce: Elton R. Shaw (editor)

The Curse of Drink; or Stories of Hell's Commerce

Elton R. Shaw (editor)

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No Publisher given; 1910, second printing. Tight-bound 4to, 544pp. The green cloth cover is worn and faded, the cover photo is scuffed. The book paper is fragile and some pages are heavily toned with some chippingh to a few of the first pages. It appears to have been partially rebound in the past at the spine and has had new pastedowns and ffe/bfe. In good shape. A book designed to awaken the American people to the curse of alcohol and drinking. "A mighty array of true and interesting stories and incidents, striking articles, touchintg home scenes, and tales of tender pathos. All thrilling with graphic details and eloquent language of the fearful consequence of the Curse of Drink." It is liberally illustrated and contains the work of many writers and artists including Rudyard Kipling, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Henry Ward Beecher, and General Sheridan and Fred Grant. It is rather humorous but also sad. A great collector's item. Bookseller Inventory #

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Book Description 1910. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 8vo,(9 1/4"), 544pps. Publisher not stated. 1910. 1st edition. A compendium of stories, poems, personal narratives, sermons, prayers, cartoons--all having to do with the evils and hardships caused by drink. Green cloth over boards lettered in black and gold on front and spine. Spine has darkened. Black and white pastedown on front is lightly rubbed along edges; depicts a mournful mother and is captioned "Where is my wandering boy tonight?". Mildly shelfworn along all edges, corners and spine ends. Pages are toned. Contents are clean and tight. Heavy book may require extra postage. Please inquire. VG. $60.00. Loc/BOBBC. Seller Inventory # 1346

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