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The Friend of Peace, in a Series of Numbers: Together with a Solemn Review of the Custom of War as an Introduction to Said Work.

Worcester, Noah] (pseudonym: Philo Pacificus)

Published by Ballston Spa. J. Comsock. ., 1822
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Gadshill (Providence, RI, U.S.A.)

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308 pp. (continuous pagination) 12mo. Separate title pages for “The Friend of Peace” and “A Solemn Review of the Custom of War; Showing that War Is the Effect of Popular Delusion, and Proposing a Remedy”. Contains an interview between the President of the United States and an Officer, Omar, who had been dismissed for dueling. Pacifist. anti-dueling, anti-war. Engages arguments about slavery and its abolition, pro-war sentiments of authorities, the French-English war, Napoleon’s Russian engagements, etc. Originally published in 1817. Wear of covers, especially at corners and ends of spine. Foxed with staining of some pages and ends. Owner’s signatures on front free end paper (Henry H. Cranes) and on front second end paper (Annie Greene). Lacks triangular piece from lower edge of first title page encroaching only on text of biblical quotation near foot of page. Else Good+. Cushing, p. 232. Bookseller Inventory # 7014

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Title: The Friend of Peace, in a Series of Numbers:...

Publisher: Ballston Spa. J. Comsock. .

Publication Date: 1822

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Full contemporary calf. Red leather label on spine with gilt titling and gilt ruling.

Book Condition:Good

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