A Plain and Practical Treatise on the Epidemic Cholera, as It Prevailed in the City of New York, in the Summer of 1832; Including Its Nature, Causes, Treatment and Prevention. Designed for Popular Instruction, to which is added, by way of Appendix A Brief Essay on the Medical Use of Ardent Spirits; Being an Attempt to Show That Alcohol is an Unnecesary and Mischievous in Sickness as in Health.

REESE, David Meredith.

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Conner & Cooke
Date Published: 1833

Description: Large folding plan before title. 110pp. Slim tall 8vo, pebbled green boards, rubbed, (scattered foxing), owner's name on fly-leaf, early description of book pasted on inside front cover. New York: Conner & Cooke, 1833. First edition. Very good.

Comments: Establishing a connection between rum and cholera, this tract is mainly a protest against the medical use of alcohol. Reese (1800-1861) wielded a vigorous pen in support of the temperence movement.

Edition: First
Binding: paperback
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 254365

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By This Author: REESE, David Meredith.
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