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REPRINT. Particular Description Note- This is not a print on demand edition. Care has been taken to enhance and boost the authentic text anytime possible. Martino Publishing follows the standards of standard printing and high quality is a major concern. We distinguish ourselves from Print on Demand by our good quality controls, paper good quality and binding quality. Hardbound. Octavo. Two volumes bound in one particular. fronts. (one col.) illus. (incl. music) diagrs. 1143 pages. New York, The Tea and coffee trade journal organization, 1935.In this book Ukers claimed to have assembled, in their correct buy, all the vital information about tea. This flyleaf declaration is no idle boast. In two volumes of 54 chapters and 1143 pages, is an authoritative compendium of information on historical, technical, scientific, business, social, and artistic factors of tea. The origin of tea is lost in mists of antiquity legend ascribes it to the reign of Shen Nung, a mythical Chinese emperor of the third millennium B.C. The 1st credible mention is positioned at 350A.D. From there the story is carried by means of the introduction of tea into Japan, Europe, England, and America by means of the romantic age of trade on the clipper ships-\"Oriental,\" \"Stag Hound,\" \"Flying Cloud,\" \"Lightning,\" \"Westward Ho,\" \"Taeping,\" \"Ariel\" and by means of the spread of tea culture into Java, Sumatra, India, Ceylon, and other lands. A description of the world\'s foremost growths of tea, with their market names and generalcharacteristics, is followed by a technical account of cultivation and manufacture in every single of the principal creating nations, and an illuminating resume of the evolution of tea machinery. Beneath \"scientific elements\" are chapters on the etymology,botany and histology, chemistry, pharmacology, and healthfulness of tea. The greatest portion of the perform, as may be anticipated, discounts with commercial history and practice, which are set forth in panoramic, rather than dynamic, vogue. \"Social Aspects\" deal with of tea as the \"handmaiden of fashion and refinement,\" of existing-day tea manners and customs and their relation to the artwork of leisure of appliances and the art of tea-generating of ideas which enter into and increase from the inducements of advertisers. The ultimate part offers with the celebration of tea in the fine arts. An appendix includes a tea chronology, a tea dictionary, and an exhaustive bibliography of 23 pages in fine print. A classic and nevertheless essential perform. Lavishly illustrated.
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