The Sunday Newspaper. A Sermon Preached by Dr. Burrell in the Collegiate Church, Fifth Avenue and Twenty-Ninth Street.

(New York: Woman's National Sabbath Alliance), [1895]. First edition. Small 8vo, unbound pamphlet, 7, [1] pages. A little dust-soiled; a very good copy. Item #13015

"It is said that when burglars go prowling about at night they take with them a clever boy to climb over the transoms and open the door. The Sunday newspaper is the tupenny door-opener for the larger forms of Sabbath desecration." Aside from breaking the Sabbath, the Sunday newspaper also tends to be low-class and disreputable. Much (multi-colored) ink has been spilled on tracing the development of the comic strip as a feature to reach immigrant urban populations with cheap Sunday newspapers (and the resistance of individuals like Dr. Burrell to such pursuits as vanguards of Sabbath desecration).

Price: $50.00

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