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1891 New York’s Inferno Cloth Covered Book
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This item is already sold1891 New York's Inferno Cloth Covered Book
New York   City   N.Y.C.   Poverty   Drug   Alcohol   Tramp   Disease   Salvation Army   Religion   Religious   Book   Paper   Ephemera   History   Historic
The pictures show views of this 1891 New York's Inferno Cloth Covered Book. Shown is the cover and some random sample pages from inside. This is a (108) page book with many graphic illustrations. There are many pages advertising for The Salvation Army. The Title page reads as follows:

NEW YORK'S INFERNO EXPLORED
SCENES FULL OF PATHOS POWERFULLY PORTRAYED
SIBERIAN DESOLATION CAUSED BY VICE AND DRINK
TENEMENTS PACKED WITH MISERY AND CRIME
BY COMMISSIONER & MRS. BOOTH.
(blood and fire Salvation Army emblem)
REPRINTED FROM AND COPYRIGHTED BY THE NEW YORK ''HERALD''
NEW YORK:
PRINTED AND PUBLISHED AT THE SALVATION ARMY HEADQUARTERS,
111 READE STREET.
1891

The Table of Contents reads as follows:

Introductory Letter

Chapter I
In Cheap Lodging Houses
Among Horrors
A Touching Encounter

Chapter II
In Cheap Lodging Houses
All One To The Governor
Groping In The Dark
A Night In A Bunk

Chapter III
Opium Haunts and Resorts of Thieves
Where It Was Dangerous To Speak
A Touch On The Arm
A Scene of Squalor
Saloons In Legions

Chapter IV
Ever Moving On Aimlessly
Poverty, Then Crime

Chapter V
How To Save The Sufferers
Drink, Only Drink
And What Is The Remedy?

Chapter VI
Heart Chilled From The Start
Inspecting Slum Nursery Babies
Saved From Despair
Soothing A Child's Grief

Chapter VII
Where Poverty Abides Always
Abode Of The Drink Ridden
Touched Unto Tears
Poverty Beyond Description
A Typical Story
Sickness Beyond Hope

Chapter VIII
From Shadow To Blackness
Baby's Long Wait For Momma
Prayer Meeting Under Difficulties
Jennie's Story
Visiting The Dives
By The Wayside

Chapter IX
Patrolling The Streets
Sunday Morning Side Doors
Deference To Salvation Girls
Wreckage Of The Night Tide

Chapter X
Bravery Of The Army Girls
Living In A Cellar Cupboard
Baby Jim

Chapter XI
Glimpses of Sunlight
Taken By The Nursery Plan

Chapter XII
For His Dear Sake
Christianity, Life Not Creed
Saved, Although A Tramp
Hope Even For Such As These

Army Field State, 1890

The book measures 5-1/8'' x 6-1/2'' x 3/8''. It appears to be in good condition as pictured with some wear from use and age.

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