Labour Legislation, Labour Movements, and Labour Leaders.

London, T. Fisher Unwin, 1905.

2 vols, 8vo, pp. I: xviii, 253, [1], II: viii, [1], 254-499, [1 (blank)]; half-tone frontispiece portrait to vol. I with tissue guard; spotting; a good set in publisher’s blue cloth, spines lettered in gilt and black; spines sunned, slight bump to one corner and to end-caps; tickets of Cossens & Knight, Cheltenham, front free endpapers inscribed ‘H. Berger'.


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Second edition of an early account of the Labour movement. The final work of the trades’ unionist and politician, Howell’s text was first published in 1902 and ‘traced the progress of the working classes in the nineteenth century with particular emphasis on the events and leaders with whom he had been involved’ (ODNB).

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