Crime in Rural Populations: Its Causes and Remedies. A Sermon Preached in Hereford Cathedral, at the Assizes, on Tuesday, March 25th, 1872.

Manchester: National Union for the Suppression of Intemperance, [1872?]. First edition. 12mo, removed pamphlet, 11 pages. Title page somewhat soiled and a little creased; old vertical crease; a very good copy. Item #8909

A presentation copy, inscribed in violet ink on the title page, "W. H. Cook, Esq. from the Author." A rather reasoned look at the economic and social effects of drink on agricultural laborers. Evidently produced rather hastily and stacked at the printers while wet: the rear blank shows offset from the title page of another copy.

Price: $50.00