Harrap, 1944, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
An early book by Derek Tangye who is probably better known for the Minack Chronicles, a series of nineteen books written about his simple life on a cliff-top daffodil farm called Dorminack in the far west of Cornwall. As the title suggests this volume gives a brief description of the history, geography, politics, exports & economics of all the Dominions and Colonies of the British Empire as they were in the 1940's. it begins with a list of useful definitions such as: "What is a Crown Colony?"; "What are the powers of a Governor?"; etc. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 386 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Gilt titles spine. red cloth; illustrated by 15 b/w. photo's. & 15 b/w. maps. Includes index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Politics & Government; British Empire; British Colonies; Economics; 1940s; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3332.