An account of the then current state of the industry, with its problems and prospects. Red cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to front board, gilt titles to spine, pictorial dustjacket, coloured frontispiece, many illustrations from photographs, diagrams, maps etc, 136 pages. Letter from the printer to the Peterborough Advertiser left laid in. Octavo/quarto borderline in size (25 cm high). Condition: Dust jacket (unclipped) worn and with repairs, a little bumping to the boards, some dust-staining/darkening to top edges of text block. Overall a clean, bright copy in a worn dustjacket.