The Cultivation and Preparation of Para Rubber
This book, which is mainly of historical value, was written some 30 years after rubber started being grown commercially in Ceylon and 10 years after it was introduced in Malaya. It is a manual taking the reader through all the steps necessary for the growing of the tree to the eventual production of the rubber product for market. 178 pages with over 30 black and white plates and an index. Good Hardback. Second Edition.
Weight: 0.8 kg Post free within Malaysia
Published by: Crosby Lockwood, London, 1909
Condition: The spine has suffered from sunning and a bit of wear so that the gilt titling is barely legible. Otherwise the cover has a little rubbing on the corners. The binding is tight, the text clear and there is mild tanning of the pages.