By: JONES, Alfred, Sir) P.N. DAVIES DAVIES, P.N. Europa Library of Business Biography) McKENDRICK, Neil, intro.
Europa Publications, London, 1978, ISBN:0905118170:
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(JONES, Alfred, Sir) P.N. DAVIES. Sir Alfred Jones : Shipping Entrepreneur Par Excellence. [Introduction by Neil McKendrick]. London: Europa Publications, (1978). Pp. [i]-lxii,1-162, port. frontis. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in The Europa Library of Business Biography series. "This biography traces the life and career of Alfred Jones (1845-1909), the dominant figure in the development of the West African trade and a significant contributor to the establishment of the British West African colonies. Jones travelled to West Africa as a cabin boy when he was fourte... View More...