Daily Mirror and the General Strike

£125.00

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Description

[003287] [Daily Mirror and the General Strike]. How a Strike Edition of the Daily Mirror Was Produced [Typescript] WITH a Set of the Daily Mirror Produced During the General Strike. London: Daily Mirror, 1926. First Edition. Various. Unbound. Newspaper. Good. [6]p typescript with [1]p manuscript, mainly by W.E. Owen, with the title “How a Strike Edition of the Daily Mirror Was Produced”, together with a set of the Daily Mirror produced during the General Strike, including a couple of duplicates and variants, from Wednesday May 5th, 1926 to Thursday May 13th, 1926 (excluding the Sunday), and also Saturday May 15th, with the headline ‘Submarines’ Share in Defeating the Strike’.

The typescript has some minor markings from an old paper clip, but is otherwise fairly bright and clean, the newspapers are slightly creased, but generally fairly bright and clean.

The typescript starts “On Friday May 7th I was instructed to go to a secret destination in North London and to get busy at once with a special strike emergency edition of the Daily Mirror for the following day”