The Control of the Drink Trade
"A Contribution to National Efficiency 1915–1917". A study of state regulation of booze during the Great War
First edition, first printing hardback bound in the original green cloth with printed titling to spine and upper board. 22.5 × 14.5cm, 323pp.
An interesting and quite scarce of Britain's efforts to increase the efficiency of the wartime population by regulating the flow of liquor. Sections include: Conditions before Control; The Administration of State Control; and The Effects of State Control. The book reprints government acts and is illustrated with charts showing, for example, the convictions for drunkenness in various regions over the wartime period.
The book is in very good condition with light wear to the covers.