by H.C. Prinsen Geerligs, published by Norman Rodger, 1915. First Edition. Hardback no DJ. pp lxxi, 184, iv. Green hardback with gilt lettering to spine and white lettering to front board. Signs of wear and tear, Bumping to ends of spine and corners of boards, some damage to front and back boards. Tanning to front and back endpapers. B/w photograph of Robert Harvey of Harvey Engineering Co. Ltd., Scotland Street Engine Works, Glasgow, manufacturers of sugar machinery. 35 pages of b/w photographs of sugar machinery, factories and collecting the cane in countries such as Cuba, Natal, Japan, Formosa, Durban, Jamaica, and Glasgow.
Divided into three parts: The clarification of cane juice, Boiling, curing and finishing white sugar and Materials employed in the manufacture of plantation white sugar. Includes 28 b/w illustrations and 5 b/w plates. Binding cracked between pp 1 - 2, 96 - 97.