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An early Wet rejoinder to the Dryball James Parton  

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Tobacco and Alcohol

Fiske, John

New York

Leypoldt & Holt



163, [2] + 6 ad pp. (8vo) original terra-cotta cloth lettered in gilt. First Edition, state 1.

The first book by the future historian and philosopher, John Fiske. An essay written in response to the historian James Parton's Smoking and Drinking in which Parton denounces the use of tobacco and alcohol. Fiske writes his essay much like a book review, taking point-by-point issue with Parton. BAL 5993.

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Edges a bit worn; very good.

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