Item #2131 The Temperance Question, Discussed Pro and Con from a Rational Standpoint in Connection with the "Permissive Bill" of 1878. Ishmael.

The Temperance Question, Discussed Pro and Con from a Rational Standpoint in Connection with the "Permissive Bill" of 1878

St. John, N.B. R. A. H. Morrow, 1879. First Edition. Hardcover. Original blue cloth with title and decorations stamped in gilt and black onto upper board and spine, 16mo (6-3/8 inches tall), pp. [viii], [1]- 358, [359 - ads] illustrated with six steel engravings inc. frontis of the old police court in St. John, NB, appendix. Volume with wear to spine ends and corners, slight darkening of spine, p.o. names ; G.N. Paterson / 1878 [perhaps indicating a Review Copy] and Don Sherwood / 1974 on ffep, a few stray pencil marks and corrections to text also noted. Just two copies of this title located by OCLC. Very Good Plus. Item #2131

An early Canadian Temperance treatise and review of the Canada Temperance Act of 1878. A later edition - "Both Sides of the Temperance Question : In Connection with the "Scott Act", Covering the Whole Field of Contest, Presenting all the Leading Arguments For and Against Moderation, Total Abstinence, Abolition of the Liquor Traffic, etc." - was published in 1886.

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