This second edition is revised, with a new chapter. Co-author A.Harrison, with a preface by Sidney Webb. The history of factory legislation from the early Factory Acts (1802-1819) through to a retrospect of the years 1903-1910. Blue blind stamped cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 298 pages plus advertisements and publisher’s catalogue information to rear. Condition: Remnants of library marking to spine, substantial library stamps et cetera to paste down and title page (Sidney Sussex College library), some annotation here and there. Previous owner’s initial (presumed) across fore edges.