London: Jonathan Cape, 1956.
First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. 420 pp, illustrated with b/w photos. Red cloth with silver lettering. Mild edgewear to boards, brief gift inscription on front endpaper, else fine. Dust jacket has some chipping and short tears; rear panel lightly soiled; still attractive overall; in mylar. History of Britain's presence in Nigeria, from the arrival of the first British Consul in Lagos in 1853 to up 1953, when delegates from Nigeria traveled to Britain to demand autonomy.