By: Davies, P. N.; with a Foreword by Lord Cole
London, George Allen & Unwin: (1973)
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 17018
Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket
No signatures. Some shelf rubbing to lower edge of text block. Tears to dustjacket spine. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 526 pages + plates + maps on endpapers. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 232 x 154mm. "'The Trade Makers' describes the growth and analyses the changing fortunes of the Elder Dempster shipping company from its origins in the formation of the African Steam Ship Company in 1852 until the present day. The accounot is set against the background of the development of British West Africa, which the Company did much to stimulate... View More...