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The London compositor: documents relating to wages, working conditions and customs of the London printing trade, 1785-1900.

Author: Ellic Howe
Publisher: London, published for the Bibliographical Society by G. Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, 1947.
Series: British trade union history collection, 167.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellic Howe
OCLC Number: 1292357
Description: 528 pages illustrations.
Contents: The foundation of the London scale of prices, 1785-1805 --
The scale of 1805 --
Pressmen's scales, 1794-1816 --
The apprenticeship question, 1586-1818 --
Negotiations for the scale of 1810 --
An analysis of the scale of 1810 --
Events leading to the foundation of the London Union of Compositors, 1834 --
The London Union of Compositors and the National Typrographical Association, 1834-1848 --
Provincial scales of prices, 1800-1841 --
The Londons Society of Compositors, 1845-1889 --
Pressmen and presswork --
The apprenticeship question, 1835 --
1896 --
The scale of 1891 --
Government and legal printing --
The news compositors' report of 1820 --
News compositors' methods of working, 1833-1840 --
Disputes on London newspapers, 1845-1852 --
News compositors' methods of working, 1868-1894 --
The first composing machine scales --
Appendix I.: The L.S.C. 1900-43 --
Appendix II.: Apprentices 1730-1815 (graphs).
Series Title: British trade union history collection, 167.
Responsibility: Edited by Ellic Howe.

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