Saint Thomas, Ontario: Published by the author, . First edition. Hardcover. Large quarto (11 3/4 x 8 3/4"). vii, , 144pp (Part 1); 187, pp. Modern brick cloth with gold lettering to spine.
Edited by Benjamin Fish Austin, a nineteenth-century Canadian educator, Methodist minister, and spiritualist, this work is a tribute and an introduction to representative men and women of the different temperance organizations in America.
The first part contains the photographic portraits and a short biography of these men and women. The second part contains a selection of speeches and lectures of the leaders of the temperance reform.
Ex-library copy, with sticker at upper front joint and tail of spine; bookplate on inside of front cover, printed notice at rear, and stamp at top and bottom paper edges. Binding and interior in very good condition. vg. Item #46754