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MARTINDALE, Hilda.

Women Servants of the State 1870-1938.

A History of Women in the Civil Service. Foreword by the Right Hon. The Earl Baldwin of Bewdley K.G.

London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd, 1938 Stock Code: 140135
£75.00
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First edition, first impression of this overview of women in the British civil service, written by Hilda Martindale (1875-1952). In 1907, she joined the Home Office as a factory inspector and later moved to the Treasury, where she would remain until retirement. Martindale was a vocal advocate for improving working conditions, particularly for women, as well as for the removal of the marriage bar.

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Octavo. Original pale grey boards printed in blue.

Condition

Spine lightly toned and creased, boards, edges, prelims and endmatter slightly foxed. A very good copy.

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