London: S.W. Patridge & Co., 1904-17. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Item #258430-H
6 volumes in total. Each annual volume is 144 pages in length, profusely illustrated. There are small marginal tears here and there through the run. There are no missing parts to pages, nor missing pages. Each volume is bound in the original pictorial boards with a cloth spine. Some surface scuffing and scratching, and a little shaken at the inner joints. Published as a monthly, following on from the earlier weekly format, this working class paper was squarely aimed at the thrifty and deserving working family. A mixture of socialist tone and Christian ideals, each issue usually features a variety of themes. Highlights from the volumes include; Sheffield Knife Making, the Inventor of the Steam Hammer, the Co-Op Holidays Association, Temperance amongst Cabmen, Elizabeth Gaskell, the Cornish Riviera, Edwin Waugh, Herring Fishermen, Women in Factories, the Tract & Colportege Society, Kitty Grayson, the Chelsea Physic Garden, Working Men & Football, the Titantic, Edward Slow (Wiltshire Dialect Poet), Chas Humphreys (The Sage of Streatham & Second Hand Bookseller), the panama Canal, the Antarctic, Constantnople, the Southwark Rope Works, Wrought Iron Workers at Thornham, London Fire Brigade, Thomas Edward (Naturalist & Shoemaker), and hundres of shorter articles. Size: Quarto (24 x 32 cms). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; New Arrivals; History. Inventory No: 258430-H. This book is heavy and may require more postage than the rates shown. If extra postage is required we will contact you before processing your order and you will be given the details and option to decline the extra cost.
Keywords: BZDB395 Antiquarian & Rare; New Arrivals; History. The British Workman and Home Monthly 5 volumes v50 v55 v58 v61 v62 19041917 PLUS The Cottager Artisan 1917 6 volumes in total see pictures