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At Grips With War - Third Edition, Aldred, Guy Alfred
1 Aldred, Guy Alfred At Grips With War - Third Edition
Glasgow Strickland 1947 Third paperback Poor in Fair dust jacket 
Pale brown d/jkt, a little grubby; pale brown card wrappers. Stapling intact, but a little oxidized, and has bled slightly; wrappers partially detached from text block, but still quite intact. ; 8vo (6" x 8 1/2"); 92 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Farmworkers in England and Wales: A Social and Economic History, 1770-1980, Armstrong, Alan
2 Armstrong, Alan Farmworkers in England and Wales: A Social and Economic History, 1770-1980
Ames, Iowa Iowa State Unviserity Press 1988 0813800021 / 9780813800028 Hardback Poor in Fair dust jacket 
Illustrated brown d/jkt, unclipped; spine slightly sunned. Dk brown boards, clean and bright; gilt titling bright. ; 8vo (8 1/2" x 9 1/2"); 302 pages 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The History Of The Cotton Famine Dedication Copy From The Fall Of Sumter To The Passing Of The Public Works Act., Arnold, R. Arthur
3 Arnold, R. Arthur The History Of The Cotton Famine Dedication Copy From The Fall Of Sumter To The Passing Of The Public Works Act.
London Saunders, Otley, and Co 1864 Hardback Poor 
A reading copy, only: Blk boards; brown leather half-binding, very worn: backstrip worn away; binding more-or-less disintegrated, though all pp present. An interesting contemporary study of the disastrous effects of the American Civil War (1861-5) on the English cotton industry.; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8 1/2"); 570 pages 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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The General Strike My 1926 - Its Origin and History, Arnot, R. P.
4 Arnot, R. P. The General Strike My 1926 - Its Origin and History
London Labour Research Department 1926 paperback Good 
Plain dk grey, thick paper wrappers - rather worn; spine worn; rear wrapper missing - however, binding still very intact, if a little frail. Intereresting, Labour-orientated history of the famous Strike. ; 8vo (5" x 7 1/2"); 245 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Revolt Against An 'Age Of Plenty', Beynon, Huw and Colin Hutchinson
5 Beynon, Huw and Colin Hutchinson Revolt Against An 'Age Of Plenty'
Newcastle Strongwords 1980 0905274059 / 9780905274058 paperback Very Good 
Illustrated off-white card wrappers; spine uncreased; lightly marked. B/w illustrations. With corrigenda slip. Contemporary agitprop.; 8vo (6" x 8"); 144 pages 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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The Murals Book, Brisbane, Cameron, Rick Rogers & Judith Stone
6 Brisbane, Cameron, Rick Rogers & Judith Stone The Murals Book
London Hammersmith and Fulham Amenity Trust 1985 First paperback Very Good 
Stapled booklet - stapling clean and intact. Illustrated b/w card wrappers; b/w illustrations. "A step-by-step guide for community groups and artists who want to work together to improve their surroundings - in a logical, constructive and creative way".; 8vo (6" x 8 1/2"); 41 pages 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Gt. Britain, Chadwick, Edwin; M.W. Flinn, ed
7 Chadwick, Edwin; M.W. Flinn, ed Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Gt. Britain
Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 1965 Hardback Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Decorated dk red d/jkt, clipped; slight wear to upper and lower edges. Dk green boards; a trifle marked; binding tight. ; 8vo (6" x 10"); 443 pages 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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British Working Class Politics, 1832-1914, Cole, G. D. H.
8 Cole, G. D. H. British Working Class Politics, 1832-1914
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1950 Third Hardback Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Pale grey d/jkt, unclipped; intact, but a little worn, with small losses at edges. Blk boards, bright; gilt titling, bright.; 8vo (6" x 9"); 320 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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This Leads to War, Day, G. W. L
9 Day, G. W. L This Leads to War
London Figurehead 1935 paperback Very Good- 
Red card wrappers; a trifle marked; light wear to head and tail of spine, spine slightly creased, but binding intact. Light crease in rear wrapper. Stamp of Social Credit Party on front endpaper. Interesting little volume on social credit.; 8vo (5" x 7 1/2"); 97 pages 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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A Fair Field, being a modest history of the Church, Parish and People of St. Michael's over a Thousand Years., Everett, John
10 Everett, John A Fair Field, being a modest history of the Church, Parish and People of St. Michael's over a Thousand Years.
London Parochial Church Council of St Michaels, St Albans 1991 Second paperback Very Good- 
Illustrated green card wrappers; a trifle marked and worn; spine uncreased. Occasional pencil notes; inked list of vicars inside rear wrapper. ; 8vo (6" x 8"); 248 pages 
Price: 17.00 GBP
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Victorian Pubs, Girouard, Mark
11 Girouard, Mark Victorian Pubs
London Studio Vista 1978 028970703x / 9780289707036 Second Hardback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage for international shipping.; Illustrated d/jkt, unclipped, in clear film - the d/jkt is lightly taped to the boards. Dk red boards, bright. Binding tight. B/w illustrations. "In Victorian London the reckless abundance of of pubs brought comfort, glitter and variety to the drab lives of the poor and a flush of righteous anger to the solemn faces of the Temperance reformers".; 4to (9" x 12"); 223 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Unemployed Struggles 1919-1936. My Life and Struggles Amongst the Unemployed., Hannington, Wal
12 Hannington, Wal Unemployed Struggles 1919-1936. My Life and Struggles Amongst the Unemployed.
London Lawrence and Wishart 1936 paperback Good+ 
Illustrated monochrome , thin card wrappers; a trifle marked; light creasing to lower corners; light wear to base of spine, with minuscule losses, but binding very intact. B/w frontispiece + illustrations. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8 1/2"); 328 pages 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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No Room to Live. The plaint of Overcrowded London ... With an introduction by Sir Walter Besant, Haw, George
13 Haw, George No Room to Live. The plaint of Overcrowded London ... With an introduction by Sir Walter Besant
London Wells Gardner, Darton 1900 Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged Hardback Very Good- 
Illustrated pale brown, buckram boards; lightly marked; gilt titling still quite bright. Occasional faint pencil ticks and annotations in margin. ; 8vo (5" x 8"); 178 pages 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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Minutes of Evidence taken before the Inter-Departmental Committee on Phyical Deterioration. Vol II - List of Witnesses and Minutes of Evidence, HMSO (His Majesty's Stationery Office)
14 HMSO (His Majesty's Stationery Office) Minutes of Evidence taken before the Inter-Departmental Committee on Phyical Deterioration. Vol II - List of Witnesses and Minutes of Evidence
London HMSO (His Majesty's Stationery Office) 1905 paperback Poor 
A reading copy, only - binding largely disintegrated; front wrapper missing; though all pp seem to be present. In the wake of poor showing by British soldiers in the recent Boer War, mainly due to deficient diet, upbringing and education among the poor, the Inter-Departmental Committee on Phyical Deterioration was established, and presented its report to Parliament in 1904. Not quite an early stirring of the Welfare State, but certainly an early pointer to it. ; 4to (8 1/2" x 13"); 504 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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West Ham - A Study in Social and Industrial Problems, being the Report of the Outer London Inquiry Committee., Howarth, Edward G. & Mona Wilson
15 Howarth, Edward G. & Mona Wilson West Ham - A Study in Social and Industrial Problems, being the Report of the Outer London Inquiry Committee.
London J.M. Dent & Sons 1907 First Hardback Good+ 
Ex-library copy, so usual marks. Plain blk boards, a little marked and worn; binding intact, but a rather weak. Fold-out map of West Ham. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Coal and Power: The Report of an Enquiry presided over by the Right Hon. D. Lloyd George O.M., M.P., Lloyd George, David
16 Lloyd George, David Coal and Power: The Report of an Enquiry presided over by the Right Hon. D. Lloyd George O.M., M.P.
London Hodder and Stoughton 1924 paperback Very Good 
Illustrated pale brown wrappers; a trifle marked; spine lightly creased, but binding intact. Foredges + prelims lightly spotted, main pp clear. Fascinating contemporary b/w photos showing the depressing living conditions of many miners. ; 8vo (5" x 7"); 139 pages 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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The English Poor in the Eighteenth Century, a Study in Social and Administrative History, Marshall, Dorothy
17 Marshall, Dorothy The English Poor in the Eighteenth Century, a Study in Social and Administrative History
London George Routledge 1926 Hardback Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Decorated green boards; a little worn and marked; binding tight; gilt titling a trifle dull; gilt decoration on front bright. Foredges spotted; occasional spotting to pp. B/w illustrations. Bookplate on front pastedown.; 8vo (; 292 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Women's Institutes, McCall, Cicely
18 McCall, Cicely Women's Institutes
London William Collins 1943 First Hardback Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
Illustrated, pale green + white d/jkt, unclipped; intact, but frail - backstrip very worn, d/jkt held in place by front and rear flaps. Illustrated boards (same design as d/jkt); light wear to edges; binding tight. B/w + colour illustrations. Interesting snapshot of - among much else - English women on the Home Front coping with evascuees and wartime conditions. ; 8vo (7" x 9"); 47 pages 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Harry McShane - No Mean Fighter, McShane, Harry & Joan Smith
19 McShane, Harry & Joan Smith Harry McShane - No Mean Fighter
London Pluto Press 1978 0904383296 / 9780904383294 First Hardback Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Illustrated red d/jkt, unclipped; spine faded. Red boards, clean and bright; binding tight; top foredges spotted. Interesting autobiography of a twentieth-century Glaswegian shipworker, socialist and sometime communist. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 275 + Index pages 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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20 Pankhurst, E. Sylvia The Suffragette - The History of the Women's Militant Suffrage Movement 1905-1910
London Gay & Hancock 1911 Second Hardback Good+ 
Decorated pale blk buckram boards; light wear to upper and lower edges; front corners a trifle worn, rear corners still sharp; light wear to head of spine; app 1" vertical split in front external joint at head of spine, but binding not affected, and still fairly tight; gilt titling and decoration still quite bright; white titling on front a trifle rubbed, but still very legible; spine slightly darkened. pp lightly spotted. Owners' names on front endpaper. B/w frontispiece, with tissue guard + utterly fascinating contemporary b/w photos. ; 8vo (5" x 7 1/2"); 517 pages 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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The English Poor in the Eighteenth Century, a Study in Social and Administrative History, Marshall, Dorothy
The English Poor in the Eighteenth Century, a Study in Social and Administrative History
10.00 GBP

Unemployed Struggles 1919-1936. My Life and Struggles Amongst the Unemployed., Hannington, Wal
Unemployed Struggles 1919-1936. My Life and Struggles Amongst the Unemployed.
50.00 GBP

Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Gt. Britain, Chadwick, Edwin; M.W. Flinn, ed
Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Gt. Britain
35.00 GBP

At Grips With War - Third Edition, Aldred, Guy Alfred
At Grips With War - Third Edition
20.00 GBP

Village Halls and Social Centres in the Countryside: A Handbook of Information, The National Council of Social Service
Village Halls and Social Centres in the Countryside: A Handbook of Information
8.00 GBP

The London Gunners Come to Town: Life and Death in Hemel Hempstead in the Great War, Reynolds, Bertha & Chris Reynolds
The London Gunners Come to Town: Life and Death in Hemel Hempstead in the Great War
55.00 GBP

Harry McShane - No Mean Fighter, McShane, Harry & Joan Smith
Harry McShane - No Mean Fighter
18.00 GBP

Farmworkers in England and Wales: A Social and Economic History, 1770-1980, Armstrong, Alan
Farmworkers in England and Wales: A Social and Economic History, 1770-1980
18.00 GBP

 
 


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