Title Alcohol and Hygiene; an Elementary lesson book for Schools.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Fair
Size 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall
Publisher New York The National Temperance Society and Publication House 1880
Seller ID 000255
231 pages + publisher's advertisement. Dark orange hardcover with blindstamping is worn at edges, fraying, and has bumped corners. Front hinge is cracked, but holding. Pages are age toned, with smudges and spotting, but no writing or marking. No dust jacket. A vehement discussion of the dangers of alcohol, based on "scientific evidence" of the times - "Alcoholic drinks are always filthy, but beer has more decayed matter than some other drinks, often producing a bloated and diseased state of the body."