THE HISTORY AND PROGRESS OF THE AMALGAMATED SOCIETY OF LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTERS & AUXILIARIES OF GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND 1880-1930.
- (Manchester: Cooperative Printing Society), 1930.
- flexible paper-covered boards, decorated endpapers
- ix, 92 pages
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Order Nr. 108787
Commerates the 50th anniversary of the Society, a trade union of employees in the printing industry. Compiler was General Secretary of the union. Letter of congratulations from Prime Minister J. Ramsay McDonald (the first Labour Prime Minister), along with similar letters from other organizations of printers. Foreword by Rt. Hon. C.W. Bowerman, M.P. Historical summary of the Society. Includes detailed information about various labor disputes, including the General Strike of 1926. Table of benefits paid. Black and white plates, mostly of union officers and members. Boards rubbed at edges and along spine. Bookplate of previous owner, collector Gavin D.R. Bridson, on front pastedown.