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.

New York: Conner & Cooke, 1833. paperback. Large folding plan before title. 110pp. Tall slim 8vo, pebbled brick boards new brown cloth spine (rubbed). scattered foxing. New York: Conner & Cooke, 1833. First edition. Very good. very good.

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.

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