London: The Epworth press, 1947. [Child Welfare] PRESENTATION COPY TO MRS ATTLEE. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.160. With eight half-tone plates and a chromolithographic frontispiece. Deluxe binding of blue full calf with gilt titles to spine and white watered silk endpapers, with a silver strip to hinges. Bookplate to verso for flyleaf: 'Presented to Mrs. C.R. Attlee on the occasion of her visit to the Printing Technical School of the National Children's Home, Harpenden.' A fresh bookplate detailing provenance loose to preliminaries. Silver hinges heavily oxidised; some damp stains and light spotting to endpapers. Heavy rubbing to corners, joints and head and tail of spine. Spine a little toned and dry. Good. A view of the National Children's Home in the mid 1940's. Item #56545
From the library of Clement Attlee (Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1945-1951), and his wife Violet.
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