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RANKEN (H.F., OBE, FEIS) IMBUCASE: The Story of The B.C.I.C. Of The Ministry of Food (A Souvenir). 1st Ed., 232pp., frontis. (group portrait of Committee Members, including the author), 15 photos. Edinburgh: The Edinburgh Press. 1922  #60442
[HLMainPic] A rare & presumed privately printed record of the work of The Butter & Cheese Import Committee of the Ministry of Food during WW1. The title IMBUCASE was the telegraphic address of the department, standing for "Imports of Butter and Cheese." The Committee was formed in 1917 & the author was its Secretary. A detailed account of its work, with several interesting illustrations, several tabular appendices & a list of Licensed Suppliers, some hundreds in all, throughout England, Scotland & Wales. Orig. brown cloth, gilt to sp. & darker brown titling to front alongside a humorous sketch. VG throughout & rare. See illustration on our website.   £95


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