Ladder of Bones.


Milton once wrote that England held precedence in “teaching nations how to live”.This book tells a story of a cetury’s work by Britain in teaching Nigeria “how to live”.It opens with the arrival at Lagos,in 1853,of Benjamin Campbell,the first British Consul there.It closes with the arrival in Britain,in 1953,of African delegates from :Lagos,coming to lay before Her Majesty’s Government their demands for Nigeria’s autonomy.The century between these two dates saw Nigeria climbe ” the ladder of bones “out of poverty and dispare up to the new hieghts of prosperity.



H/b in good clean boards.Top and bot of spine a little good decorated d/w,corners worn and edge-chipped.Size 8×6 pp 320,inc,plates,plus,an advert for “slaves for sale”,as a frontispiece.Hinges and binding firm.Internaly clean and bright throughout. A good -v/g clean copy.


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