The Liberal Publication Department. London.,1912.
FIRST EDITIONS OF 2 RARE SPEECHES. Bound into a volume of the Pamphlets and leaflets for 1912 by the Liberal Publication Department complete with 18 other speeches on subjects including Home Rule, Free Trade, The House of Lords, and International relations and Armaments. Includes speeches by Asquith and Lloyd George, a folding colour map of Ulster and a collection of Liberal leaflets. Irish Home Rule with front and rear cover. 16pp. -- The Liberal Government with both covers. 24pp. The whole collection bound by the Liberal Publication Department in quarter green morocco, lettered in gilt. The spine has faded to brown and shows loss to the top half inch. Edges rubbed. Overall the binding has done its job of keeping the pamphlets in fine condition. Two rare items from Churchill's early political career bound with contemporary speeches which show them in context with the other issues of the period. -- Woods A20(a), & A21.:.