The Food of the People, being The History of Industrial Feeding.
With a preface by the Rt. Hon. Lord Woolton.London : Faber and Faber Limited, 1949 Stock Code: 128771
First edition, deluxe limited issue, number 51 of 100 copies, presented to Eric Simonds by the directors of Peter Merchant Ltd, with their numbered presentation bookplate. A highly attractive copy of this study of the history of the feeding of employees in the workplace, from the middle ages to the factory canteen.
Octavo. Original red crushed morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, spine lettered in gilt, gilt monogram to front cover, marbled endpapers, gilt edges.
With 30 black and white illustrations.
Covers very lightly bowed with a couple of trivial marks, else a fine copy.
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