Grand Rapids, Michigan: Shaw Publishing Commpany, 1909.
Hardcover. 9 1/8" X 6 1/2". xvi, [[iii], 20-544pp. Green cloth over boards, with upper board stamped in black with illustration and upper board and spine lettered in black. Moderate wear to binding, with rubbing to extremities and some fraying to corners. Very hard-to-see tape repairs to inner hinges. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are very gently age-toned, else clean and unmarked. A striking "compilation of interesting stories, true incidents, striking illustrations, pointed paragraphs, poetry and song, portraying the evils of the rum curse" as related by John G. Wooley, John P. St. John, Eli Perkins, Chas. M. Sheldon, D. L. Moody, Chauncey Depew, R. A. Torrey, Sam Jones, Henry Ward Beecher, John B. Gough, Theo. L. Cuyler, Ada Melville Shaw, T. DeWitt Talmage, L. A. Banks, Gen. Fred Grant, Gen. Sheridan, Frank Beard, Rudyard Kipling, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Wendall Phillips, and other prominent voices of the day, illustrated throughout in 10 full page half-tones, 11 drawings, and 8 illustrated poems. Very good. Item #5674