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The Liberal Year Book for 1913 and 1917. Two volumes

By Various

1913-17 - London - The Liberal Publication Department

7.5" by 5", 410; 380pp

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

DETAILS

Three volumes of the Liberal Year Book providing an interesting insight into political statistics during the years 1913 and 1917, just prior to the First World War, and as it drew to a close.

Ninth and thirteenth editions.

Advertisements to the endpapers and rear boards.

The National Liberal Federation (18771936) was the union of all English and Welsh (but not Scottish) Liberal Associations. It held an annual conference which was regarded as being representative of the opinion of the partys rank and file and was broadly the equivalent of a present-day party conference. The task of the NLF was to form new Liberal Associations based on popular representation.  The NLF did try to produce some political literature early in its history but in 1887 the NLF and LCA collaborated in the establishment of the new Liberal Publications Department and these three organisations then worked closely together at the administrative heart of the party. The NLF continued in being until 1936 when an internal review of party organisation under Lord Meston recommended its replacement with a body with a different remit, the Liberal Party organisation.

CONDITION

In original cloth bindings. Externally sound with some fading and marks. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean aside from a few scattered spots, heavier to the first and last few pages including the titles. Some marginal tidemarks to the 1913 volume. Overall: GOOD


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