The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Item - The Abominations of Modern Society

Series: Adams, Victor & Co. Publications — no. 1
Subject / Tag: New York (City)
Author: Talmage, T. De Witt (Thomas De Witt), 1832-1902
Date: 1872
Publisher: Adams, Victor & Co.

Announced January 18, 1872, in The Publishers' and Stationers' Weekly Trade Circular. In the same journal for February 8 it was announced as "Now ready"; in the issue for May 23, 1872, the sixth edition was listed, and on January 9, 1873, the seventh. The book is a duodecimo, cloth bound, and has 290 pages. It sold for $1.50.

The book deals with morals and conditions in New York City, written in Talmage's lurid style.

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