Title: It Happened in British Guiana: Stories by an Overseer on a Sugar Estate
Author: A. [Archibald] Oswald
Description: First Edition (first published note on copyright page). Green cloth boards stamped in red and black. Front bottom corner bumped; light wear to edges. Title page has the previous owner's notation indicating it belonged to the "Christhilf Family Library" with the date 12-25-1957. Dust jacket has some chipping to corners and head and foot of spine; not price clipped. Dust jacket DJ in clear archival sleeve. 255 pp. 7.25 x 5.25 inches.
A feast of intriguing stories recounted by an overseer that portrays the people, the country, the customs, and the conditions in the British colony of Guiana (now Guyana) in South America in a comprehensive and interesting manner.
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd.
Place: Ilfracombe, Devon
Keywords: Guyana, sugar trade, sugar workers, customs, social life, South America, British colony, colonies, plantations, Demerara,
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