Jump to Further Details, Below.

Evils of the Factory System Demonstrated by Parliamentary Evidence


Author/Editor: Charles Wing
Year: 1967
Publisher: Frank Cass London
Binding: Hardback
Size: 8vo
Overall condition: Good
Book weight (kg): 1.237

In stock

SKU: 3848 Category:

Book details

Further Details

Ex-library, with label and stamp to front end papers and other marks here and there. 1967 republication (by the same publishers) of the 1837 publication. 496 pages of evidence, including interviews with workers, doctors, employers and others, much of it compelling reading. The last two pages (thus 498 in all) give results of the vote for the Second Reading of the Factories Act Amendment Bill on Monday, May 9th 1837. A close run thing: Ayes 178, Noes 176 (Gladstone W. E. Amongst the Noes). Green cloth-covered boards, silver titles to spine. Condition: Boards somewhat bumped, spine very faded, binding firm save straining of hinge at rear end paper. Pages clean and bright; note library markings mentioned above.