D. A. Thomas, Viscount Rhondda 1921
D. A. Thomas, Viscount Rhondda.
By His Daughter and Others, Longmans, Green & Co., London, 1921.
Vintage from the 1920s
David Alfred Thomas, 1st Viscount Rhondda, PC (1856–1918) was a Welsh industrialist and Liberal politician. He was UK Member of Parliament (MP). Thomas had extensive investments in the coalfields on the Peace River, in remote northern Alberta, Canada. He commissioned what was to be the largest riverboat on the Peace River, which was named D.A. Thomas in his honour.
Blue cover with paper label on spine. Minor shelf wear with light scratches and front/rear inner hinge at end paper showing. Binding is firm with clean text. Illustrated.