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Title: Old New York: A Lecture Delivered at Association Hall, April 27th, 1880
Description: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, 1880. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Exceedingly scarce in the trade in this state and condition, being signed by the author contemporarily in May of 1880, being inscribed to Mr. & Mrs. E.S. Jaffrey, with warm regards. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Very mild soiling to and some discoloration of the rear panel, else a lovely front cover with black lettering and bordering to front cover, but with extraordinarily sharp gilt illustration to front cover, and gilt edges all around. Published in First Edition state by Dodd, Mead, New York, 1880, featuring dark maroon cloth stamped in gilt. Frontispiece engraving of Dodge with tissue guard. 59 pp. A lovely copy of a lecture that Dodge delivered at Association Hall. April 27th, 1880 at the "Invitation of Merchants and Other Citizens of New York." William E. Dodge was considered one of the "merchant princes" of American finance. He was also a prominent abolitionist, he promoted temperance in all things and eventually helped to found the Y.M.C.A. These remarks here comprise his memoir of the 1820s and 30s. . Signed by Author. . Very Good

Keywords: Y.M.C.A.|William E. Dodge|abolition|temperance movement

Price: US$ 35.00 Seller: Blue Jacket Books
- Book number: 342192

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