Augusta ME: Burleigh & Flynt, Printers to the State, 1888.
Paperback. Good with no dust jacket. Item #12831
3" spine tear at head with chipping, 1" spine edge tear at tail, cover foxing and tone, light text tone, owner's signature, otherwise light wear. Solid paperback. ; First Annual Report of Maine's newly created Bureau of Industrial and Labor Statistics. "Influenced by the belief that the main object of this Bureau is to investigate the condition of the wage-workers, the Commissioner has confined his labors, largely, to ascertaining the rates of wages of the various classes of wage-workers." - S W Matthews, Commissioner. As the first Maine effort, details are included on the statistical Bureaus operating in other states, a useful survey of professionalization and use of data in government. ; (ii), 239 pages.
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