Preliminary report on the census of the colony of British Guiana
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Published by "The Argosy" Company, Limited, printers to the government of British Guiana in Georgetown, Demerara .
Written in English



  • Guyana


  • Guyana -- Census, 1931.

Book details:

Edition Notes

At head of title: ... British Guiana. Second Legislative council, first session, 1930.

LC ClassificationsHA1037.B7 A5 1931
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. incl. tables.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6279839M
LC Control Number32025494

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