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MITCHISON, G. R.

The First Workers' Government or New Times for Henry Dubb.

With an introduction by Sir Stafford Cripps.

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1934 Stock Code: 138359
£40.00
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First edition, first impression. The publisher's archive copy with their stamp on the half-title. G. R. Mitchison (1894-1970) politician, lawyer and writer, usually known as Dick Mitchison, husband of the writer Naomi Mitchison. According to the online Encyclopaedia of Science Fiction "Mitchison is of science fiction interest for a Near Future Utopia, The First Workers' Government; Or, New Times for Henry Dubb (1934), which treats the ascent of socialism with favour." For a more detailed assessment of Mitchison's work, and it's importance within the British Labour movement, see James Jupp's The Radical Left in Britain 1931-1941, 1982, 140.

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Description

Octavo. Original orange cloth lettered in black. With the dust jacket and wraparound band.

Condition

Some pale staining to back board, a few nicks and chips to dust jacket. An excellent copy.

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