Book Description

A collection of reports, papers & ephemera relating to railways and other construction works in the Gold Coast and other West African countries, specifically: Report on the Inspection of the Gold Coast Railways (1912); Gold Coast Railway (1925); Papers Relating to the Construction of Railways in Sierra Leone, Lagos and the Gold Coast (1904); Report Embodying Recommendations for the Construction of a Deep Sea Harbour and Railway Terminus at Takoradi [Gold Coast] with 20 folding maps, plans etc as called for (1920); West African Railways - General Scheme of Railways and Other Works in the Colonies of Sierra Leone, Lagos, Gold Coast and Nigeria (1900); Gold Coast Railways: Estimate for Construction of Northern Extension Railway from Coomassie to Kwahu and Kwahu to Tafo (1919); Report on the Railway System of the Gold Coast (1922); Gold Coast Railways, 1898; Tanganyika Railway and Marine - Annual Report for the year ended 31st March 1928; Minutes of Conference of General Managers of British West African Railways (1926); Preliminary Report on Development of the River Volta Basin (1950); Gold Coast Aluminium Ingot Production Report (1951); Report of the Northern Territories Transport Committee (1953), some with maps and plans, together with sundry ephemera. In condition ranging from poor to very good, the contents generally in good order but some of the covers have suffered over the years and some tears to maps/plans in the Takoradi Report are noted.
Dealer Notes
A remarkable collection with a wealth of information relating to the history of transport and industry in West Africa
Publisher Various publishers including Crown Agents & HMSO

Price: £295.00

Offered by Gerald Baker

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