(Leopold II, King). Ascherson, Neal
Title THE KING INCORPORATED: Leopold II in the Age of Trusts
Book Condition Faint soiling to the upper page edges, else near fine; in a near fine dust jacket, which appears to have been trimmed at the upper edge by about 1/4 inch. 310 pages, bibliography, and an index. Small octavo.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, (1963).
Seller ID 33148.00
A biography of the King of Belgium in the late nineteenth century, who made his country rich and a cultural leader, but achieved this on the forced labor of the people of the Congo. Frontispiece b&w photograph of Leopold and thirty b&w plates.
Belgium. Africa. World History.