By Not Stated
London   The Avenue Press
8.5" by 5.5" 15pp.
A scarce copy of this pamphlet from the British Workers League, a 'patriotic labour' group.
By Not Stated

c1917 The British Workers' League: Constitution Report of the Executive Committee and Resolutions Passed at the First Annual Conference

London   The Avenue Press
8.5" by 5.5" 15pp.
A scarce copy of this pamphlet from the British Workers League, a 'patriotic labour' group.
£140.00
: 0.5kgs / : 889T47

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Description

Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, Very Scarce

Very scarce pamphlet. Detailing the constitution of the British Workers League, a 'patriotic labour' group which was pro-socialist and pro-British Empire. Founded originally as the Socialist National Defence Committee, the league operated from May 1916 to 1927.H.G. wells was an early member. The group espoused A Standard Living Wage for Industrial and Agricultural Workers; The Revival and Development of National Agriculture; Adequate Pensions for all Our Disabled Soldiers and Sailors; Victory in the War to be followed by the Expropriation of Enemy Economic and Industrial Interests Within the Empire; National or Municipal Control of National Monopolies and Vital Industries; The Full Exploitation of the Natural Resources of the Empire in the Interests of the Whole People. This pamphlet includes a report of the executive committee and resolutions passes at the first annual conference held at the Offices of the British Iron, Steel, and Kindred Associations on Wednesday 28th March, 1917. With a subscription form to the rear panel.

Condition

In the original paper binding. Externally, smart with light shelf wear and the odd mark to the boards. Minor age toning and a contemporary ink inscription to the front board dated 1917. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean throughout.

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