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London: the newspaper, 1926. Broadsheet on newsprint, fold-creased and toned, some closed tears. Anti-strike news items, with updates indicating its imminent break; includes a report that the NY Times had called for "saner labour leaders" to call it off. The General Strike, led by the Trades Union Congress, was an.....
London: Fabian Colonial Bureau, 1946-47. Three issues of the small-format newspaper / journal, 12, 12 and 16 pages respectively. Issues present are Vol. 9 nos. 7, 8 and 10. "A socialist commentary on colonial affairs." Coverage in particular of Africa, the West Indies, and Southeast Asia.
London: Inside Story, 1972-73. Nearly complete run of issues 1-13 of the iconoclastic magazine, missing no. 8 and the January 1974 supplement. Very good, staplebound pictorial wraps. Early issues have wonderful pictorial covers; later issues show the effects of budgetary limitations with less elaborate production quality. Includes much on events.....
London: Socialist Clarity Group, 1942, 1943. Two issues of the digest-sized journal, 16p. each, no. 37 has pencil underlining throughout one article. Articles on the Darlan deal (in which the Allies worked with a notorious former pro-German Vichy official in North Africa), full employment and socialism, and more.
Marlborough: the newspaper, 1926. Approximately 5x8 inch card, crudely printed one side, minor pen notes. Printed on the second day of the General Strike, when paper supplies and labor had been cut off. The news was boiled down to its bare essentials: abbreviated and typo-ridden notices on the results of.....
London: 7:84 Theatre Company; Shaw Theatre, 1984. 17.75x25 inch poster, closed tear at lower left corner. Poster for a play marking the 150th anniversary of the Tolpuddle Martyrs, six farm workers in west Dorset who formed a trade union with an oath of secrecy (the latter part being illegal). They.....