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    Antrobus, H.A.   THE HISTORY OF THE ASSAM COMPANY 1839-1953. £55.00    
         501pp. Photographs. 2 folding maps in rear pocket. Index. Privately printed history using the archives of a great tea company.   Very good indeed.   1957 First edition, Edinburgh.
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    Butterfield, R.P.   PADRE ROWLANDS OF CEYLON. £45.00    
         182pp. Portrait frontispiece. C.M.S. mission to the Tamils in Colombo, Kandy and the tea estates 1861-1884.   Very good.   No date (c1900), Marshall, Morgan & Scott Ltd.
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    Cave, Henry W.   GOLDEN TIPS. £49.00    
      A Description of Ceylon and its Great Tea Industry.   476pp. Index. Many photographs. In original white binding with elaborate gilt decoration. All edges gilt.   Very good. A very bright copy.   1904 Third edition, Cassell.
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    Cleland, Alex D.   IN SUNLIGHT AND SHADOW. £10.00    
         64pp. Card covers. Poems from India. The author was born in India, served in the Assam Rifles against the Japanese and remained as a tea planter until 1970. 4 additional poems typed and pasted in. One, 'Johnny Gurkha', hand-written on the half title. 2 letters from the author loosely inserted.   Very good.   No date, Clive Rudyard, Erith.
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    Duncan Brothers (compile).   THE DUNCAN GROUP. £55.00    
      Being a Short History of Duncan Brothers & Co. Ltd. Calcutta and Walter Duncan & Goodricke Ltd. London, 1859-1959.   184pp. Index. History of Bengal Tea and Jute House.   Fine in near-fine dw   1959 First edition for the company.
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    Dutta, Ananda Chandra.   SOME COMMON WEEDS OF THE TEA ESTATES IN NORTH-EAST INDIA. £22.00    
         303pp. Index. 128 b/w drawings with facing page of botanical description. Stoutly bound with leather spine and corners. Presentation copy inscribed by the author.   Very good indeed. Bookplate   1972 Tea Research Association, Tocklai Experimental Station, Jorhat, Assam.
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    Eden, T.   TEA. £13.00    
         201pp. Index. 67 b/w photographs.   Very good in worn dw.   1958 First edition, Longmans.
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    Eden, T.   TEA. £10.00    
         201pp. Index. 67 b/w photographs.   Very good. Owner's name   1958 First edition, Longmans.
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    Forrest, D.M.   A HUNDRED YEARS OF CEYLON TEA. £25.00    
      1867-1967.   320pp. Index. Folding map. 25 plates. Detailed references to individual people and estates.   Very good indeed in like dw. A very nice copy.   1967 First edition, Chatto & Windus.
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    Fortune, Robert.    A JOURNEY TO THE TEA COUNTRIES OF CHINA. £12.00    
      With a Short Notice of the East India Company's Tea Plantations in the Himalaya Mountains.   398pp. Facsimile reprint of 1852 original. 16 illustrations and a map. Fortune returned from China with more than twenty thousand tea plants for the Himalayan estates. In card covers.   Fine.   1987 Mildmay.
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    Fortune, Robert.   THREE YEARS' WANDERINGS IN CHINA. £12.00    
      Including a Visit to the Tea, Silk and Cotton Countries.   407pp. Facsimile reprint of 1847 original. 17 illustrations and a map. Fortune returned from China with more than twenty thousand tea plants for the Himalayan estates. In card covers.   Fine.   1987 Mildmay.
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    Hainsworth, Ernest.   TEA PESTS AND DISEASES AND THEIR CONTROL. £21.00    
      With special reference to North-East India.   130pp. Index. 32 b/w photographs.   Very good. Owner's name.   1952 First edition, W.Heffer, Cambridge.
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    Johnson, Christine (edits).   PEARLS TO PAINTING. £21.00    
      A Naturalist in Ceylon. The Memoirs of George Morrison Reid Henry.   140pp Index. 4to. Growing up on tea estates he worked for 33 years in the Colombo Museum and wrote and illustrated a book on the birds of Ceylon.   Fine in fine dw.   2000 First edition, St. Anne's Books, Great Malvern.
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    Lubbock, Percy.   THE CHINA CLIPPERS. £24.00    
         295pp. Index. Large 8vo. 21 b/w illustrations and 11 plans, some folding. The ships of the China tea and opium trade.   Very good indeed in very good dw. A lovely copy.   1973 Reprint, Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow.
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    Mitchell, David.   TEA, LOVE AND WAR. £10.00    
      Searching for English Roots in Assam.   356pp. Card covers.   Fine.   2012 Matador, Leicestershire.
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    Moore, Mick.   THE STATE AND PEASANT POLITICS IN SRI LANKA. £21.00    
         328pp. Index. Cambridge South Asian Studies 34. The economic and political causes and consequences of ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka   Very good in very good dw. Paper starting to brown at edges.   1985 First edition, Cambridge University Press.
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    Moxham, Roy.   TEA £5.00    
      Addiction, Exploitation and Empire.   272pp. Index.   Fine in fine dw.   2003 First edition, Constable.
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    Peries, Tony.   GEORGE STEUART & CO LTD. £12.00    
      1952-1973, A Personal Odyssey.   226pp. Card covers. Memoir of first Sri Lankan to become Chief Executive of the major mercantile and tea company. Much comment on personalites, not a dull recital of facts.   Fine.   2003 First edition, Colombo.
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    Pinn, Fred.   LOUIS MANDELLI, DARJEELING TEA PLANTER AND ORNITHOLOGIST. £12.00    
      1833-1880.   50pp. Card covers.   Fine.   1985 for the author.
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    Prabhakar, Eric.   MADEIRA AT SUNDOWN. £10.00    
      A Raj Trilogy.   262pp. A trilogy of three novels set in the Anglo-India of the three decades before 1857. The author was an athletic Rhodes scholar who worked for UNESCO before retiring to Madras.   Very good in very good dw.   1990 First edition, Chanakya Publications, Delhi.
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    Pugh, Peter.   GREAT ENTERPRISE. £10.00    
      A History of Harrisons and Crossfield.   272pp. Illustrations in colour and b/w. Commercial empire in tea, rubber and timber.   Fine in fine dw.   1990 First edition, for the company.
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    Speer, S.G. (edits).   UPASI 1893-1953. £45.00    
         452pp. A souvenir volume marking the diamond jubilee meeting of the United Planters' Association of Southern India. Accounts of work and play by many contributors. Well illustrated with paintings, drawings and photographs.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.   Privately published at Coonoor 1953.
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    Weatherstone, John.   THE PIONEERS 1825-1900. £25.00    
      Early British Tea and Coffee Planters and their Way of Life.   224pp. Index. 4to. Profusely illustrated with archive photographs and colour plates from artwork of the time. The life of planters in India and Ceylon.   Near-fine in like dw. The front endpaper map is upside down.   1986 First edition, Quiller Press.
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    Weatherstone, John.   THE PIONEERS 1825-1900. £35.00    
      Early British Tea and Coffee Planters and their Way of Life.   224pp. Index. 4to. Profusely illustrated with archive photographs and colour plates from artwork of the time. The life of planters in India and Ceylon.   Fine in fine dw.   1986 First edition, Quiller Press.
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