Essays on the Malt Liquor Question.

New York: Francis Hart & Co., Printers & Stationers, 63 and 5 Murray Street, cor. College Place, 1876.

Large octavo in wrappers (26 x 17 cm.), 40 pages. Illustrated with frontispiece and four additional full-page engravings. ~ FIRST EDITION. Contents include a description of the principal buildings of the Centennial Exhibition; a detailed description of the malt liquor trade; medical aspects of malt liquor; medical opinions in support of malt liquor consumption; and statistics in support of the same. The full-page illustrations are of the Brewers’ Industrial Exhibition, Main Exhibition Building, Machinery Hall, Horticultural Hall, Agricultural Hall, and the Art Gallery. The rear panel of the wrapper includes a list of committee members of the various departments including Malt Liquor, Machinery, Maltsters, and Hops. In pale blue printed wrappers; wrappers soiled and worn at the creases; lightly chipped at the edges. A good copy. [OCLC locates twelve copies].

Price: $250.00