Ceylon Rubber Planter's Manual … First Edition
Ceylon Rubber Planter's Manual … First Edition

GARNIER, R. Ceylon Rubber Planter's Manual … First Edition.

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GARNIER, R. Ceylon Rubber Planter's Manual … First Edition. Colombo, The Times of Ceylon Company, Limited, 1919.

8vo. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt, ruled in blind; pp. [x], 206, viii, [20, space for notes, not filled in], plates and text illustrations after photographs; a very good copy;provenance: Research association of British Rubber Manufacturers (contemporary bookplate inside front cover and stamp on half-title).
Extremely rare first edition of this handbook written by a rubber planter from Millakande Estate in Kalawellawa (Western Province, Sri Lanka).
COPAC locates a single copy of this first edition, at Cambridge, and two of later ones, both in the BL.

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