Nigeria. General Orders 1939. On and from the 1st October 1939, all previous General Orders, Gazette Notices, Circulars, etc., on the subjects included in this issue will be regarded as cancelled : amendments to the General Orders contained herein will be

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Lagos: The Government Printer, 1939. [vi] (Title & contents), xxxii (Index), 189 (text), [12] (Register of alterations and additions). All pages printed recto only, the blanks not counted, so there are about 240 leaves. Accompanied by a number of unused forms in an envelope attached inside the back cover. Contents in very good order, pages clean with a few exceptions, such as the first few prelims, which have some foxing or soiling. A few printed Amendment slips have been tipped in, and there are a couple of hand-written corrections. The first of the 'Register' forms has a few entries, the last of which is dated 1943. 24.7x17.3cms, in the original soft binding of paper-backed khaki cloth, front titled in black. Ownership name to head of front cover; back cover bent due to the material attached inside. With minor soiling, a bump to the foot of the spine, and a short scuff to the upper joint. For Governors or other responsible officials, the apparatus of Empire: detailed directives of the rules to be applied concerning the conduct, responsibilities and terms of employment of those working within the British administration: arranged in 796 topics, with several Appendices. A good firm copy: very scarce. [Heavy Item]. Original edition. VG.


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