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.
Weight 1kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by Newman Neame, London, 1971. ISBN: 080174132
Condition: Very Good. Hardback in a similar dust jacket. Apart from some minor bumping of the cover and minimal tanning, the book looks new. A handsome copy.