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First printing. Well bound in pictorial boards (no dustjacket as issued). Laminated boards are clean, and spine ends and corners all very good. Text pages are all excellent with no markings, although there is a previous owner inscription on a blank ep. Seperately flat signed by author to title page. Despatched same or next working day in protective packaging. N° de ref. de la librería
Sinopsis: Light wear to boards. Content is clean with slight toning. No DJ
Comentario del autor: Driven by economic hardship a young coalminer ,Jack Elks,arrives in Kent in 1912.The coalfield is beginning to grow but conditions are poor and the men exploited;a mixture of men from other coalfields. Jack is a self taught man who started work as a pit-boy when he was eleven.He works hard to to help form a Union.Elected as secretary and agent,he guides the Union and the coal-miners of Kent through the hardships and depressions of the 1920s and 30s,including the Great Strike of 1926-then on through the war years until his death in 1950.It is story that will touch your heart and soul.You may also ask why the Kent Coalfield is closed and the mining communities destroyed.
Título: Give Me the Child: An Early Story of the ...
Editorial: Brian A.F. Elks
Año de publicación: 2002
Condición del libro: Near Fine
Edición: 1st Edition
Descripción Brian A.F. Elks, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. 272 pages,signed by the author on the title page. Nº de ref. de la librería 012985
Descripción Privately Published, Thame, Oxfordshire, 2002. Hardback. Estado de conservación: Fine. First Edition. Fine. First edition. No d/w, (as published). SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, on title-page without dedication or inscription. Illustrated. A fictionalised biography of John 'Jack' Elks, (1885-1950). He was a miner who worked in the Kent coalfields. He was General Secretary of the Kent area National Union of Mineworkers in the 1920s. A fine copy of a SCARCE first edition SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Signed by Author. Nº de ref. de la librería 14967