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The tea purchaser's guide; or, The lady and gentleman's ten table and useful companion, in the knowledge and choice of teas. Containing Observations of tea-dealers Of the judgment of purchases The natural history of tea Method of gathering tea Process of manufacturing tea Of the virtues of tea Of the origin of the use of tea Description of teas, viz, Bohea, Congou, Souchong, Pekoe, Singlo, Bloom, Speckled Leafe, Hyson, Gun-powder, &c. &c. Of damaged tea, and how made to appear found Of counterfeit teas, viz. from ash, sloe leaves, &c. How to detect counterfeit black and green tea Best method of making tea Chinese mode of ditto Directions in drinking tea Comparative view of the strength of each quality of tea To which is added, the art of mixing one quality of tea with another, as practised by tea-dealers. By a friend to the public, who has been many years in the East India Company's service, particularly in the tea department.
- Friend to the Public.
- MDCCLXXXV.