THE WEAVER'S KNOT by HOLT, William, 1897-1977


Edition: First printing

London: Werner Laurie, 1956. Khaki cloth. pp 288. Light yellowing to page edges and inner margin of free endpapers; light dampstain to top edges not penetrating into text margins; else fine. Price-clipped jacket has an internally repaired tear at foot of spine extending into front panel; shall chips to ends of lightly darkened spine; VG otherwise, attractive. A novel about labour unrest at a textile mill on the Lancashire - Yorkshire border in the dirty thirties. Author himself worked in a cotton mill, as did his forebears for generations. Billy Holt, of Todmorden, published a number of novels and other books, and was a Communist as well as a painter and war correspondent.

Book ID: 43036
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