A Saga of British Industry, The Story of The British Plaster Board Group, 1959.
Published by The British Plaster Board (Holdings) Ltd., London. 1959. Dimensions : 254mm x 184mm x 24mm. Weight : 0.930kg net. Condition : Good.
A Saga of British Industry. The Story of The British Plaster Board Group, compiled by John Routley. Text revised by Harold Mattingley. Published for private circulation by The British Plaster Board (Holdings) Limited, London. 1959. Printed in GB by Latimer, Trend & Co., Ltd., Plymouth. First Edition.
Dimensions : 254mm x 184mm x 24mm. Weight : 0.930kg net.
8vo, (pp, vii-xvi), 172 medium duty light gloss numbered pages. 30 black and white photographic illustration plates.
Condition/Notes : Good. No DJ (as issued?). Front dark blue linen board has light wear with light bumps to corners and light marks to face. Back board similar. Spine light wear top and tail, gilt lettering and light marking. Front p/d and e/p combined map of The British Plaster Board Group subsidiary companies in the British Isles. Top rh corner in pencil 1959 £15.-. pp's, followed by 5 frontispiece plates of Chairmen and Directors. Title page follows; copyright verso. Foreword, Acknowledgements, Contents, Illustrations, Introduction. Commences One, The Parent Company, p1. Pages good with light usage, light toning to edges. Good black and white double sided photographic plates with light toning top border edge. Small mark fore-edge p122-p128 and crease to lower edge plate facing p128 with mis-cut corner. Binding quite tight. Back e/p and p/d with combined map of Subsidiary and Associated Companies Overseas. Dusting to edges. An interesting historical volume for persons interested in this industry. Please view the images below :
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