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TEA AND TEA BLENDING, A Member of the Firm of Lewis & Co.
1 A Member of the Firm of Lewis & Co. TEA AND TEA BLENDING
London Eden Fisher & Co. 1894 Fourth Edition Hard Cover 
Small octavo, blue cloth, lettering in black at spine and front board, vii + 146pp. + 15p.. Cloth a bit dull, very minor rubbing, very minor soiling; internal foxing/tanning, most remarkable at prelims. and adverts., some very inextensive foxing at margins. A reasonably good copy. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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2 ANTROBUS, H.A. A HISTORY OF THE ASSAM COMPANY 1839-1953
Edinburgh Privately Printed by T. and A. Constable 1957 Hard Cover 
Large octavo, red cloth, gitl lettering at spine, gilt decoration at front board, mono. portrait fronts., xv + 501pp., errata slip tipped-in at contents leaf, mono. illustrations (one folding), tables, two folding maps in rear pocket, both in very good order. No dustwrapper, a few extremely minor marks at cloth, endpapers and edges a little tanned, minimal wear. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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A HISTORY OF THE JOREHAUT TEA COMPANY LTD. 1859-1946, ANTROBUS, H.A.
3 ANTROBUS, H.A. A HISTORY OF THE JOREHAUT TEA COMPANY LTD. 1859-1946
London Tea and Rubber Mail Hard Cover Fair 
Octavo, 368pp., mono. photo. illustrations, tables. Dustwrapper worn and chipped, with some loss, chiefly at head and tail of spine, a little soiling at same; book with edges lightly foxed/tanned, a little of the same at endpapers. Slightly shaken, and with a few slightly starined joints, nothing at all threatening. A reasonably good copy in removable clear protective wrap. Not dated [1948] 
Price: 160.00 GBP
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A CENTENARY OF PLANTING IN THE KANAN DEVAN HILLS CONCESSION 1878-1978, BAIG, Amita, and HENDERSON, William
4 BAIG, Amita, and HENDERSON, William A CENTENARY OF PLANTING IN THE KANAN DEVAN HILLS CONCESSION 1878-1978
Calcutta Tata-Finlay Limited 1978 Hard Cover 
Octavo, jade(ish) composite boards, gilt lettering ('Facets of a Hundred Years Planting') and plain gilt rules at front board, 162pp., mono. photo. illustrations, folding colour map. No dustwrapper, slight strain at joint following final printed leaf, nothing threatening. Contents very lightly tanned, no further remarkable wear. A very good copy. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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5 BALD, Claud INDIAN TEA ITS CULTURE AND MANUFACTURE: BEING A TEXT-BOOK ON THE CULTURE AND MANUFACTURE OF TEA
Calcutta Thacker, Spink & Co. 1922 Fourth Edition Hard Cover 
Octavo, light blue cloth, advert. endpapers, x + 397pp., full-page mono. illustrations, line illustrations in text. Shaken, with strained joints, some soiling at binding, nothing very significant, minor wear at same; some staining in gutter at title, frontispiece misbound facing first leaf of main text. A fair copy only, but complete, and usable. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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6 Balmer Lawrie & Co. TEA GARDENS DIRECTORY AND GENERAL TEA INFORMATION 1952
Tea Warehouse Department Balmer Lawrie & Co. 1952 Soft Cover 
Small octavo, publisher's printed stiff wraps, xiii + 181 + xiv-xxv, mono. photo. illustrations. Slight spine lean, light wear/slight chipping, chiefly at extremities; mild creasing at endpapers/wraps. Owner's signature at fly-leaf, text, illustrations and adverts clean, a good, sound copy without significant defects. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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7 BANYARD, P.J. A HISTORY OF THE TEA TRADE
London Thompson Lloyd & Ewart 1981 Hard Cover 
Slim quarto, dark gree cloth, gilt, colour illustrated title, 81pp., mono. photo. illustrations. No dustwrapper, lacking endpapers, just a little soiling at half-title and final (illustrated) leaf. Tiny spot of wear at cloth. A sound, usable copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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8 BLOFELD, John THE CHINESE ART OF TEA
Boston Shambhala 1985 0394737997 / 9780394737997 Soft Cover 
Landscape small quarto, publisher's pictorial wraps, 205pp., mono. illustrations. Some light soiling at final leaf, chiefly marginal, cosmetic, spine a little faded, minimal wear. A sound, perfectly usable copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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9 BLOFELD, John THE CHINESE ART OF TEA
London George Allen & Unwin 1985 0043940021 / 9780043940020 Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, xxii + 169pp., mono. illustrations. Ex-library, but not very disfigured. Clean, minimal wear, and reasonably presentable in very good dustwrapper and fresher removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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10 BRAMAH, Edward TEA & COFFEE: A MODERN VIEW OF THREE HUNDRED YEARS OF TRADITION
London Hutchinson of London 1972 0091089506 / 9780091089504 First Edition Hard Cover Good Signed by Author
Large octavo, colour fronts., 168pp., mono. illustrations. Dustwrapper with invisible repair, and at one time water-stained, now dry, and little crinkled; name at fly-leaf, crossed through. Text clean, and a sound copy in removable clear protective wrap, reasonably presentable. Signed at title page, "Edward Bramah/30/11/71." 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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11 BRENNAN, Patrick TALES OF CHAI
Johannesburg The Tea Bureau Soft Cover 
Small quarto pamphlet, publisher's pictorial folding wraps, 32pp., illustrated. Bookseller's label at bottom corner of final leaf. Minimal wear. A very good copy. Not dated, maybe mid-1960s. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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12 Brooke Bond THE STORY OF TEA
N.P. [Berkshire Printing Co.] 1954 Soft Cover 
Landscape, slim large octavo, publisher's pictorial wraps, unpaginated, full-page colour illustrations. Very minor smudging at wraps, light wear only. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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GOLDEN TIPS: A DESCRIPTION OF CEYLON AND ITS GREAT TEA INDUSTRY, CAVE, Henry W.
13 CAVE, Henry W. GOLDEN TIPS: A DESCRIPTION OF CEYLON AND ITS GREAT TEA INDUSTRY
London Sampson Low, Marston and Company 1904 Third Edition Hard Cover 
Octavo, bevelled cream cloth, richly gilt, mono. portrait fronts., mono. portrait fronts., xii + 476pp. [1], mono. photo. illustrations, map. A few joints a little strained, with endpapers split over hinges, but holding well; a few minor marks at cloth, binding well-preserved. Text and illustrations clean. Bookplate of H.W.G. Kenrick (Inter Folia Fructus) at front paste-down endpaper, and small embossed stamp at facing corner; two further owner signatures at half-title. A decent copy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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14 CHOW, Kit, and KRAMER, Ione ALL THE TEA IN CHINA
San Francisco China Books and Periodicals, Inc. 1990 0835121941 / 9780835121941 Soft Cover 
Square small quarto, publisher's black pictorial wraps, xvi + 187pp., mono. photo. and line illustrations. Front wrap scored at fore-edge margin, lettering at spine faded to white; otherwise a clean and sound copy, apparently little used. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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COME TO TEA WITH US, COMPTON, Herbert
15 COMPTON, Herbert COME TO TEA WITH US
London The Anti-Tea-Duty League Soft Cover 
Octavo, publisher's art-Nouveau pictorial wraps, portrait fronts.,124pp., full-page mono. photo. and line illustrations. (Sutcliffe, Webster, Desmond, Booth, Fowler, Wrigglesworth, Cox and Browne) Wraps tanned and worn, though not severely, little loss; contents with margin tanned, text less so, illustrations generally affected only at reverse margins; some marginal and corner wear at some leaves, loss not at all extensive; staples with rust, wrap hinges soiled and tender, but holding. Text block sound, illlustrations as called for. Fair, a scarce survivor. Not dated [1905] 
Price: 135.00 GBP
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16 EDEN, T. TEA
London Longmans, Green & Co. 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Fair 
(Tropical Agriculture Series) Octavo, xvi + 201pp., mono. illustrations. Unclipped dustwrapper rubbed, and with a little loss at head and tail of spine; book with foxing at endpapers, edges tanned, text clean. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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TEA PLANTING IN CEYLON, ELLIOTT, E.C., and WHITEHEAD, F.J.
17 ELLIOTT, E.C., and WHITEHEAD, F.J. TEA PLANTING IN CEYLON
Colombo The Times of Ceylon Co., Ltd 1931 Second Edition Hard Cover 
Octavo, publisher's dark blue cloth, gilt lettering at spine and front board, advert. in black at rear board; advert. paste-down endpapers, first free leaf is half-title, last free leaf is final index/printing detail, xxvii + 313pp. illustrations, including folding plans, two folding text leaves with illustrations not noted at prelims. Cloth just a little dulled and with very minor soiling, a little rubbing at edges; joints a little strained and so a bit shaken, but holding alright. Closed tear at one leaf, early owner's signature at half-title margin, some underlining, very inextensive. Some foxing at final few leaves, but elsewhere minimal. Priced accordingly, and better than it sounds. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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18 FORREST, D.M. A HUNDRED YEARS OF CEYLON TEA 1867-1967
London Chatto & Windus 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, xiv, 320pp., mono. illustrations, folding map at rear (very good order). Dustwrapper spine a little tanned, minimal wear. A very good, sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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19 FORREST, Denys TEA FOR THE BRITISH: THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC HISTORY OF A FAMOUS TRADE
London Chatto & Windus 1973 0701119217 / 9780701119218 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, 320pp., mono. illustrations. Minimal wear, very good, clean and sound in like dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. A nice copy. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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20 FORTUNE, Robert A JOURNEY TO THE TEA COUNTRIES OF CHINA; INCLUDING SUNG-LO AND THE BOHEA HILLS &c.
London Mildmay Books 1987 1869945077 / 9781869945077 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, xv + 398pp. printed in facsimile mono. illustrations, map. Unclipped dustwrapper a little faded at spine, otherwise minimal wear. A very good, clean and sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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