1878 MORPHINE & ALCOHOL ADDICTION. Back from the Mouth of Hell, by An Inebriate.
1878 MORPHINE & ALCOHOL ADDICTION. Back from the Mouth of Hell, by An Inebriate.
1878 MORPHINE & ALCOHOL ADDICTION. Back from the Mouth of Hell, by An Inebriate.
1878 MORPHINE & ALCOHOL ADDICTION. Back from the Mouth of Hell, by An Inebriate.
1878 MORPHINE & ALCOHOL ADDICTION. Back from the Mouth of Hell, by An Inebriate.
1878 MORPHINE & ALCOHOL ADDICTION. Back from the Mouth of Hell, by An Inebriate.
1878 MORPHINE & ALCOHOL ADDICTION. Back from the Mouth of Hell, by An Inebriate.

1878 MORPHINE & ALCOHOL ADDICTION. Back from the Mouth of Hell, by An Inebriate.

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Very rare work on addiction, including content on gambling, billiards, the cumulative effect of combined addictions, morphine, and most prominently, alcohol. No other copies on the market and rare in the trade. 

Dedicated to Dr. Albert Day. Day was author of Methomania on the physical effects of alcohol and alcholism, Superintendent of the New York State Inebriate Asylum, and one of the leading persons in America's late 19th century battle against the prevailing alcoholism. 

A Reformed Inebriate [Pseud.]. Back from the Mouth of Hell; Or, The Rescue from Drunkenness. The Causes, Progress and Results of Intemperance, with the Possibility and Effectual Methods of Accomplishing Permanent Reform. Hartford, Conn. American Publishing Company. 1878. 294pp. 

Original half morocco with raised bands, and marbled paper boards. Some rubbing and light losses, but very attractive and sound. Only minor scattered foxing. A very nice example. 

Important for background to The Oxford Movement, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Gamblers Anonymous, etc.