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.
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.
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.