THACKER,, SPINK * C6., CALCUTTA.
Crown 8vo. js. 6d.
a tea planter's life in assam.
BY GEORGE M. BARKER. -
This book aims at conveying to all interested in India and the tea industry an entertaining and useful account of the topographical features of Assam ; the strange surroundingsahuman and animalaof the European resident ; the trying climate ; the daily life of the planter ; and general details of the formation and working of tea gardens.
"Mr. Barker has supplied us with a very good and readable description, accompanied by numerous illustrations drawn by himself. What may be called the business parts of the book are of most value."a Contemporary Review.
" Cheery, well-written little book."aGraphic.
"A very interesting and amusing book, artistically illustrated from sketches drawn by the author."a Ifaik Lan" f*xfrrss
LIST OF THE TEA GARDENS OF INDIA AND CEYLON.
Their Acreage, Managers, Assistants, Calcutta Agents, Coolie Depots, Proprietors, Companies, Directors, Capital, London Agents and Factory Marks, by which any chest may be identified. Also embraces Coffee, Indigo, Silk, Sugar, Cinchona, Lac, Cardamom and other Concerns. 8vo. Sewed. 6s.
" The strong point of the book is the reproduction of the actory marks, which are presented side by side with the letterpress. To buyers of tea and other Indian products on this side, the work needs no recommendation."aBritish Trade Jottrnal.
W. THACKER e CO., 87 NEWGATE ST R EUT, LONDON.