Alcohol Temperance movement 1849 Liquor speeches by Charles Jewett inscribed bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Speeches, Poems, and Miscellaneous Writings on Subjects Connected with Temperance and The Liquor Traffic, by Charles Jewett.
Published 1849, Boston, by John P. Jewett.
200 pages, 4 pp. publishers catalogue list.
Author has inscribed and signed the book on the front free fly leaf.
An excellent example of early temperance literature, this volume is inscribed by the author, Charles Jewett. Containing various intellectual and emotional arguments against alcohol, this small volume provides clear insight into the early temperance movement in America at the mid-century point.
Publishers decorated in blind cloth, spine gilt lettered. Frontis portrait. Cloth shows old staining, front joint cloth split, spine chipped. Contents clean, tight & sound.
Scarce book, unique example signed.
Book measures: 7 3/4" H X 5" W.