MORALITY

[Book; author's extensive annotations] Lessons on the Subject of Right and Wrong, for use in Families and Schools

Author: 
[ William Rogers ]
Publication details: 
Boston: Crosby and Ainsworth. New York: Oliver S/ Felt. 1864.
£850.00

Dec. green cloth, 88pp., 8vo, corners bumped, ends of spine worn, ow good condition. INSCRIBED by the Author, "Rev. John Clements, | With the respects of Wm Rogers" (front endpaper); SIGNED by the Author beneath title (book published with no named author except in registration with the District Court); heavily edited, annotated throughout mainly by the Author, and perhaps by the recipient (two hands probably) with corrections, elision, changes, substantial additions, and additions on tipped in pieces of paper. See image. This book is scarce, 6 copies recorded on WorldCat in Madrid (x.

[Public Morality in 1907: 'Living Statuary' and the National Vigilance Association.] File of cards, press cuttings, circulars, copy letter to Daily Chronicle, from papers of William J. Taylor of London Female Preventive and Reformatory Institution.

Author: 
'Living Statuary' [W. A. Coote, National Vigilance Association; E. Fox Butler, London Council for the Promotion of Public Morality; 'La Milo', i.e. Pansy Montague; Music Hall; London County Council]
Publication details: 
Between April and June 1907 [Daily Chronicle; National Vigilance Association; London Council for the Promotion of Public Morality; London Female Preventive and Reformatory Institution.]
£520.00

A marvellous slice of unexplored Edwardian social history, raising questions of morality, censorship, art and pornography, from the papers of William J. Taylor, Secretary of the London Female Preventive and Reformatory Institution. The 'Living Statuary' controversy arose over 'the propriety of the living statuary exhibitions in music-halls' (Daily Chronicle, 30 April 1907), and in particular the performances of the Australian artiste Pansy Montague (b.

Modern Morality and Modern Toleration.

Author: 
E. S. P. Haynes [Edmund Sidney Pollock Haynes (1877-1949)]
Publication details: 
London: Watts & Co., 17 Johnson's Court, Fleet Street, E.C. 1912.
£45.00

8vo, 24 pp. In original grey printed card wraps. Disbound. Text clear and complete on aged paper. Wraps with some damage at spine caused by disbinding. Compliments slip loosely inserted, bearing a simple pencil sketch of a face in profile. A few light pencil annotations.

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