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Title: Our Mabel
Description: New Zealand, Millwood Press. 1977, First Edition. (ISBN: 0908582001) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mabel Howard was a household name in New Zealand. She was a politician with the colourful phrase and the down-to-earth approach. She was the first female Cabinet Minister in the Commonwealth. It is a history of the labour party in the 1950s, she supported Women’s liberation, equal pay, Pensioners and above all the working class. She is remembered for waving two large pairs of bloomers in parliament in support of her successful campaign to have clothing sizes standardised. CONDITION Has a signed letter to the publisher to TV One laid in along with the publishers catalogue. Red bds (bottom front cnr very slightly bumped) vi 282 with b/w photo section. DJ unworn with faintest fading to spine. Lightly dust spotting to end pages and edges. Near Fine/Near Fine.

Keywords: New Zealand Politics 0908582001

Price: US$ 12.00 Seller: Ariel Books
- Book number: 14550

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