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An Account of the Quinquina Plantations in the Island of Java. Translated from the Dutch by W.T. Fraser.
Madras Printed by H. Smith, at the Fort Saint George Gazette Press. 1861 - First edition, pp.53. Bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Although the export of cinchona seeds from their native Latin America was banned in the early nineteenth century, the Dutch managed to smuggle seeds to Java which became the main supplier of quinine to the rapidly growing European colonies of Asia. Two copies in COPAC, BL & Oxford
      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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