A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE GOLD COAST.
Reprint of 1932 first edition published by the Gold Coast Colony. This is the most exhaustive bibliography cited in Besterman having 5168 listings on the subject of the Gold Coast. (Besterman 2615). The Portuguese who came to Ghana in the 15th Century found so much gold between the rivers Ankobra and the Volta that they named the place Mina, meaning Mine. The Gold Coast was later adopted as a name by the English colonizers. Indexed.
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A DICTIONARY OF MECHANICAL SCIENCE, ARTS, MANUFACTURERS A...
by Jamieson, Alexander
Seventh edition. Over 70 plates. With the bookplate of Gavin Bridson. Bridson has inserted a printed slip describing the sections of this book which concern the important topics of aquatint, engraving, etching, ink making, mezzotint, bank note printing, printing, tereotype and wood engraving. Binding very worn, front joint repaired with cloth, title page and two other preliminary leaves repaired with yellowed cellulose adhesive tape, some plates foxed or spotted, textblock otherwise sound and generally clean. Old leather bookplate of J. Dove, 1831 on front pastedown.