Alice Through the Paper-Mill
Arthur Wragg exploited the "Alice" legend to create this criticism of wartime Britain's paper rationing. A socialist and pacifist, Wragg was also an illustrator, and therefore created his own pictures to accompany the text. The work condemns censoring, regulations, quotas, bureaucracy, economists, etc. Interesting, but the reference to Alice smoking a cigarette on page 11 may not satisfy modern taste!
- Publisher: C. H. Foyle of Boxfoldia Ltd.
- Edition: Originally printed for private circulation and not for sale
- Date Published: 1940
- Place Published: Bournbrook, Birmingham
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Very good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
55 p. 25 cm. 12 full-page b&w illustrations by the author. Grey paper-covered boards with tan cloth spine. Mild wear to covers, corners bumped. Front endpaper has label of former owner, small pencil marks and slight soiling. Moderate foxing on page opposite preface.