The British Dominions Year Book 1916.
London, The British Dominions / General Insurance Co., 1916. Octavo. 336 pages with numerous illustrations and 4 special, large folding-maps [Tipped-in illustration of Subscription Room at Lloydsin 1800 / Photographic Plate showing the “Chiefs of the Dominions” (Sir Robert Laird Borden / General Louis Botha / A. Bonar Law / W.E.Massey / Andrew Fisher) / Plate with “Badges of Rank – Royal Navy (Cuffs) / Caps and Cap Badges – Royal Navy / Badges of Rank – Officers – Shoulder Strap Badges and Caps / Cuffs / Gorget Patches / Sleeve Badges / Folding Map in Colour of “The British Dominions” / Folding Map of “The Panama Canal” (specially drawn for “The British Dominions”) / Plate with Medal Ribbons of the British Army / Plate with Badges of Rank and Proficiency – N.C.O.‘s and Men / Coloured Folding Map: “Industrial Map of Europe” / Coloured Folding Map “The Races of Europe” (Classified by Language) / Map of “The Balkan States” / Hardcover / original, publisher’s half cloth with illustrated cover. Binding slightly stained and rubbed but firm ! Interior in excellent condition with all maps and illustrations pristine !
Includes for example the following essays: Fred T. Jane – The Imperial Navy / Edgar Crammond – The Cost of the War / Sir Leo Chiozza Money – A Business-Like Empire / Edwrad Salmon – The Rally of the Dominions and What it Implies / Sir Laurence Gomme – The London County Council / E. Charles Vivian – The First Year of the War / Edwin Oliver – The British Constitution / Richard Keegan – How the Banks met an Unprecendented Crisis / Louis A. Rojansky – British Opportunities in Russia / Charles K. Sugden – Revelations and Devices of the War / J. Ellis Barker – The Economic Outlook for Germany / H. Massac Buist – What the Motor Vehicle has done / The Submarine Blockade / War Finance and Budget etc. etc.