Item #20522 A Brief Survey of the Great Extent and Evil Tendencies of the Lottery System, as Existing in the United States. Published by Order of a Meeting of Citizens of Philadelphia, Favourable to the Entire Abolition of Lotteries. Job R. Tyson.

A Brief Survey of the Great Extent and Evil Tendencies of the Lottery System, as Existing in the United States. Published by Order of a Meeting of Citizens of Philadelphia, Favourable to the Entire Abolition of Lotteries.

Philadelphia: William Brown, Printer, 1833. Second edition. 8vo (8.25 x 5.25 inches), original printed blue wrappers, 105, [1] pages. Some scattered foxing, including to the wrappers; a little light wear; in very good condition. Item #20522

The 48-page first edition was published the same year, and this version includes not only national statistics and figures but is replete with ample anecdotal case studies (some quite detailed) of individuals ruined by lotteries. American Imprints 21595.

Price: $200.00

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