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CHAMBERLAIN (W.J.) A C.O. in Prison. 1st Ed., orig. printed & dec. wraps., 62pp., frontis. Published by No-Conscription Fellowship. nd (1916).  #59222
[HLMainPic] William Joseph Chamberlain (died 1945) was a journalist & pacifist. He was a member of the No-Conscription Fellowship during the First World War & edited its newspaper, 'The Tribunal.' In 1916 he served a term of imprisonment of 61 days at Pentonville Jail, alongside Fenner Brockway & others, having refused to pay the £100 fine imposed upon them by the court for having published an anti-conscription leaflet. This work contains his impressions of life in prison, revised & enlarged from an account published in 'The Tribunal.' After the war he managed the Labour Party's press office & edited the party's Birmingham weekly 'The Town Crier.' In 1921, he presided over the meeting in London which established the No More War Movement. Orig. dec. wraps., sp. worn, sound & scarce survival of a fragile publication. See illustration on our website.   £125

     


 

 



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