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The following extracts from the writings of pious men, of different denominations, and at different periods of time, exposing the evil and pernicious effects of stage plays, and other vain amusements,- are recommended to...all who profess Christianity : to which is added, an enquiry into the effects of spirituous liquors upon the human body.

Publication:
New York : Printed by Francis Childs ..., [1786?]
Format/Description:
Book
32 p. ; 16 cm. (8vo)
Fingerprint:
tehe ifas n-ke shbe (3) 1786? (Q)
Subjects:
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813. Inquiry into the effects of spirituous liquors upon the human body.
Theater -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Alcohol -- Physiological effect.
Local subjects:
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Place of Publication:
United States New York (state) New York.
Notes:
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-D⁴.
Bristol determined the year of publication from an owner's autograph in the University of Pennsylvania Culture Class Collection copy with a date of July 7, 1786. Dated 1788? by the New York Public Library.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has an inscription on front wrapper and t.p. in brown ink that reads "William Woodbridge 1786 July 7th."
Culture Class Collection copy has the armorial bookplate of William Pepper on front pastedown; Culture Class Collection copy was the gift of William Pepper III.
Culture Class Collection copy has original blue-gray wrappers preserved; bound in three quarters brown morocco over marbled boards; brief title and author stamped in gilt on spine; marbled endpapers.
Culture Class Collection copy left board is detached.
Provenance:
Pepper, William (bookplate) (Culture Class Collection copy) PU
Pepper, William, 1874-1947 (donor) (Culture Class Collection copy) PU
Woodbridge, William (inscription) (Culture Class Collection copy) PU
Chronology:
1786? PU
Cited in:
Bristol, B6283.
ESTC, W24549
Shipton & Mooney, 44886.
Contributor:
Francis Childs & Co., printer.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
173481796
Status/Location:
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