SMITH, Harold Hamel, and F. A. G. PAPE. Coco-Nuts: The Consols of the East, with special Sections on their Cultivation in the West Indies, Panama, Latin America, East and West Africa ... the Preparation of Coprah, the Utilization of Coco-Nut Products and By-Products … London, "Tropical Life" Publishing Dept. [on the cover John Bale Sons & Danielsson Ltd.],~i~ .
8vo. Original eggshell cloth, illustrated and lettered in blue after a design by T.C. Mugliston [? his name printed on front cover]; pp. lviii, 506, [50, advertisements], illustrated after photograph and drawings; a nice copy of a very rare work.
First edition, signed by the illustrator on half-title. All we ever wanted to know about the versatile tropical fruit. Thomas Crichton Mugliston (died 1931) was a resident of Singapore, Civil Medical Officer of Penang with many business interests in the Straits and Penang.