A Memoir of the Very Rev. Theobald Mathew, with an account of the rise and progress of temperance in Ireland
by Bermingham, Rev. James; P.H. Morris, M.D.
New York: Alexander V. Blake, 1841. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. The first half of the book is Mathew's memoir and the second half contains "The Evil Effects of Drunkenness Physiologically Explained" by P.H. Morris, M.D., Surgeon. Irish Catholic priest, Father Theobald Mathew (1790 - 1856), established the Cork Total Abstinence Society in 1838 and later travelled to America to promote temperance. Bound in brown cloth with gilt title "Father Mathew" to spine. Chipping to spine ends and minor wear to edges and corners of boards. Minor spots of foxing throughout. Dampstain to top edge of corners of all pages, does not effect text. 216 pages. IRE/082516.
(Inventory #: 29780)
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