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Book Description
A Very Rare Compl;ete Royal Commission Report. NF, 7 Vols 1894-1896. Reports, Minutes & Appendices. Fascinating & unique collection of information on Farming Farm working & Owning in Wales! All in modern blue cloth, gilt tooling & titles to red cloth label to spines. Internally: Vol 1, 1894, (Report), [3], (v-vii), [1], [3], (iv-xx), [1], 2-898 pp. Vol 2, 1894, (Minutes of Evidence), [2], (iii-x), [1], 2-958 pp. Vol 3, 1895, (Minutes), (ii-xi), [1], [1], 2-1054 pp. Vol 4, 1895, (Minutes), [2], [1], (ii-ix), [1], [1], 2-956 pp. Vol 5, 1896, (Minutes), [2], [1], (ii-vii), [1], [1], 2-806 pp. [Vol 6], 1896, (Report), [2], [1], (II-X), [1], 2-962pp, 17 illustrations (mostly folding & coloured), (lacking No 6-The Ogam Alphabet illustration). [Vol 7], 1896, (Appendices to the Report), [4], [3], 4-507 pp, 5 plans (large folding). New endpapers, Law society oval stamo to TP of Vol 1 & 3, evidence of removed bookplate to fpds. Uncommon. The last time this run came up for auction was 1939 at Sothebys! (210*317 mm approx for all) Ford and Ford on Parliamentary Papers p113 says of this report "This massive publication constitutes the largest and most comprehensive survey of Wales ever undertaken. The survey covers the occupation and general condition of the farming population including minute details of wages, housing, rents, the working of children and living standards". Rare.
Author Royal Commission on Land in Wales and Monmouth
Date 1894
Publisher HMSO by Eyre and Spottiswoode; John Menzies; Hodges, Figgs, & Co.
Condition Near Fine condition

Price: £750.00

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