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Category: All Categories: History: U.S.: Prohibition
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Association Against the Prohibition Amendment, Washington, D.C.  
Does Prohibition Pay? Research Department, John C. Gebhart, Director

Publisher: Washington, D.C., October 1930.
46 p., tables; 22.5 cm. ‘The economic side of prohibition is probably the most baffling of the various phases of our national experiment.’ Discusses Liquor Consumption under Prohibition; Prohibition and Workmen’s Efficiency; Increase in Savings; Increased Purchasing Power; Other Factors in Prosperity; Effect on Certain Economic Groups. Stapled in brown-printed paper covers; ex library with stamp, white printed covers soiled; good+. Stock#28737.

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Behr, Edward, 1926- .  
Prohibition. The 13 Years that Changed America.

Publisher: London, BBC, c1996.
From 16 January 1920 until 5 December 1933 the making, selling and consumption of liquor was illegal in the U.S. The attempt to legislate morality was a gigantic failure, but that hasn't prevented moralists of other causes from seeking to use government to solve the unsolvable. Fine/dj fine. 101629x.

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Behr, Edward.  

Publisher: NY: Arcade Publishing, 1996..
1st ed. 262+ pp. VG in like price-clipped dj. Hard Cover

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Purchase direct from: Albatross Books. Item number: 1175.
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Calhoun, Frederick S.  
The Lawmen: United States Marshalls and Their Deputies, 1789-1989
Publisher: Penguin Group USA, New York, 1991.
Near Fine paperback. Pictorial cover with minimal shelf wear. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. Sml 8vo, 388 pp with b/w illustrations, notes and index.

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Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 9081.
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Gervais, C.H.  
RUMRUNNERS: a prohibition scrapbook.
Publisher: Thornhill ON: Firefly Books (1980)..
ISBN: 0929668089 "Rumrunners carried millions of dollars worth of booze from Canada to the United States during the Roaring Twenties, and this is the story of many of the men and women who supplied Demon Rum to a thirsty continent. The lively text, including interviews with rumrunners still alive, is accompanied by over 80 authentic photographs of rumrunners at their trade, legendary outlaws such as Al Capone, and the police, prohibitionists, and characters who helped to make a memorable era". 149p: map, 80+ photographs, illustrations; 28cm. 434g. Good (edgewear, shelfwear, and rubbing to cover, tips creased; text block clean and sound but for some short pen lines in the margins). Softcover. Book condition: Good.

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Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: 5199.
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Price, Hiram.  
Address of Hiram Price Before the Maryland State Temperance Alliance, Baltimore, May 26, 1896.

Publisher: No place: No publisher, 1896..
No edition indicated Hardback octavo in a pebbled lower quality leather, probably contemporary. Marbled endpapers. 28 pages, printed on rectos only. Front cover triple ruled with title in gilt. The covers are a bit mottled and there are what appear to be burn marks along the top front and one on the back adjacent to spine. Corners are rounded and there is about a half inch chip at foot of spine. The inside is clean and unmarked but for a phone number penned on title page. Price, an Iowa Congressman at different times after the Civil War, was an important temperance advocate of the period. Hardcover Hardcover Good

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Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 6996.
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Saxby, Argyll.  
TAMING OF THE RANCHER: A Story of Western Canada. (Canada Series).
Publisher: Toronto: Musson Book Company no date..
More a tale of prohibition and whiskey smuggling than of ranching on the Canadian prairies. 139p: 6 black/white illustrations on coated paper; 19cm. 301g. Reading copy (paper tanned, a few smudges throughout, otherwise text sound; wear and soiling to cloth, free-front endpaper missing, endpaper foxing, a few gutters exposed, binding intact). No dustjacket. Blue decorated hardcover. Book condition: Reading copy. Jacket condition: no dj.

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Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: 4294.
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