The Traders -
A Story of Britain's South-East Asian Commercial Adventure
A history of Guthries, the first British trading company in Southeast Asia, which, as a result of mergers is now part of the Malaysian company, Sime Derby, the largest plantation operator in the world. The company was established and run by members of the Guthrie family from its founding in 1823 until the end of the 19th century. Part of its commercial success was due to the fact that Guthries introduced both rubber and palm oil to the region. 352 pages. with a few black and white photographs and an index. Very Good Hardback in a Very Good Dust Jacket
Weight 1kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by Newman Neame, London, 1971. ISBN: 080174132
Condition: The dust jacket has slight curling along the top edge and a little bit of light rubbing elsewhere. There is a a small crack in the binding between the frontispiece and the title page, but it does not affect the binding of the book. The binding is tight, the text clear and there is very mild tanning of the pages.