WEST AFRICA, A HANDBOOK OF PRACTICAL INFORMATION, For The Official, Planter, Miner, Financier and Trader.

(London: Daniel O’Connor, 1922).

SCARCE FINE AFRICANA. A comprehensive study of West Africa with an eye to its further social, economic, and political development and exploitation. Newland describes in detail the lay of the land including its flora and fauna; the “ethnology and psychology” of the native people, including their customs, language, and religion; its main commercial resources including mining and agriculture; and its administration and modes of transportation and commerce. There is an interesting appendix on “How to Live and What to Wear---Particulars of British Colonial Service.” The text covers British, French, Portuguese, and Spanish West Africa. Item #16915

First edition. With portrait frontispiece and numerous black and white photographs, and one colour folding map. 8vo, original publisher’s red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine. xi,441 including appendices and bibliography. A very fine, bright copy.

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Price: $195.00