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The Narcotics Menace - St. Charles, Alwyn J - 1952. 
Borden Publishing Company, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. 1952 - Cautionary expose from mid-twentieth-century about the incredible meance--DOPE--sweeping the United States, attempting to educate parents & others to prevent teenagers from "this horror lying in wait,'' beginning with "marijuana reefers." A FIRST EDITION, First Printing from 1952, in 206 pages with a Glossary of Drug Addict terms in rear. The author, son of an AZ senator, served as Deputy Sheriff & then police sergeant in CA, & draws on this experience to write this book. Hardcover with brilliant teal cloth-covered boards& deeper blue lettering to front & spine. A very scarce book, especially in this Pristine condition with its original DJ: both are in Fine condition, & look, feel, & smell just a teeny bit less crisp than Brand New! Virtually flawless DJ protected in new archival mylar. Completely clean, binding straight & tight, pages white. NO writing/underlining/highlighting; not ex-lib or BCE. Please see our photos! Description & photos copyright Gargoyle Books 2016. Same Day Shipping on all orders received Weekdays by 2 pm (Pacific time); weekends & holidays ship next business day. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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