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1918 "The Basis of Clean Living" Signed by James Naismith

1918 "The Basis of Clean Living" Signed by James Naismith

A booklet dated July 1918 which Naismith authored for the American YMCA Expeditionary Forces that outlines the doctor’s beliefs in living a clean and essentially moral life especially in regards to sex and prostitution. A peculiar piece that provides great insight into Naismith’s thinking. His signature is on the interior side of the front cover in black fountain pen (8/20), it reads, “Compliments of Jas Naismith” The booklet itself is in EX condition.

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