London, et al. Cassell & Company, 1904. Third Edition. Hardcover. 8vo (8 1/2 in. tall); xiv 476 [1 ad].
Cream cloth with gilt-stamped pattern of tea leaves over covers with beveled edges, plus gilt-stamped pattern of tea leaves over spine with gilt lettering. All edges gilt. 235 illustrations include a tissued portrait plus black and white photographs by the author. Forest green endpapers. Glossy heavy-stock pages. Exterior with trace soiling, inscription to half-title, two folds carelessly opened with tears, small address label plus barely perceptible place and date.
Sought after photographer, Henry W. Cave describes the the landscape and people of Ceylon with regard to its tea industry. Near Fine in no dust jacket. Item #757