Boston. Oriental Tea Company. No date. Ca. 1920.
Booklet, 5 x 7 inches,deep green paper wrappers with thread binding, 2 black and white plates with tissue-guards, two text sheets. Two soft vertical creases, otherwise very good condition. Circa 1920s booklet published by the Oriental Tea Company of Boston promoting the refined Gyokuro "Shadow Tea": The name "Giokuro" is as famous in Japan among tea-connoisseurs as the name "Java" is in the United States among coffee lovers. It stands for all this is most delicate and recherche among teas, and is applied to a tea grown only in the Uji district of the Yamashiro Province." Item #54725