Alcoholism, its Scope, Cause and Treatment -- Richard J. Caron's copy

Price: 45.00 USD

New York: Random House, 1955. Cloth hardback, no jacket, good solid copy with light wear, with the bookplate of Richard J. Caron -- a wealthy industrialist and recovering alcoholic who purchased land in Wernersville, PA, west of Reading, and opened up a treatment center for alcoholics which is now considered one of the must luxurious facilities of its kind (Liza Minelli and Tatum O'Neal spent time there at what is now called the Caron Center). A foundational book owned by an important advocate of the dangers of drink. First printing. Good.