BAYLEY, George D. Handbook of British Guiana, 1909. Comprising General and Statistical Information Concerning the Colony. [Georgetown, Demerara] for Dulau and Stark in London and Boston, 1909.
8vo. Original blue ribbed cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front cover with mounted colour-print and lettered in gilt, lower cover with gilt-stamped heraldic device; pp. xxv, 607, xxxvi (advertisements), colour-printed folding map, photogravure plates; lower cover with marginal spot, extremities a little rubbed, map with a few tears along folds, initially and at the end very lightly spotted; a good copy.
Inscribed on front fly-leaf With the Compliments of Permanent Exhibitions Committee of British Guiana. A beautifully produced tome summing up all available information on all aspects of the country, including mining, finance and banking.