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This book follows coffee's trail around the world, from London to Brazil, telling in intriguing detail and curious anecdote the singular history of ...Show synopsisThis book follows coffee's trail around the world, from London to Brazil, telling in intriguing detail and curious anecdote the singular history of the legendary bean, from its beginnings a millennium ago up to the mid-20th century. 75 photos & drawings.Hide synopsis
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Description:Good. No dust jacket. 296 p. Includes: illustrations, index....Good. No dust jacket. 296 p. Includes: illustrations, index. Hardcover without a dustjacket. X library book with card pocket, labeling and markings. Cover like pictured. Cover have some minor rubbing wear and slight spine darkening. Inside pages are a little age tanned but clean, unmarked by pen, pencil or marker, complete, undamaged with secure binding. Shipped in sturdy cardboard.
Description:Viking Press, New York, NY, 1935. 1st Edition, Good+, Hard Cover...Viking Press, New York, NY, 1935. 1st Edition, Good+, Hard Cover, Size=6.5"x9.5", 296pgs(Index). 1/2" cloth outer layer tear at top front spine edge, spine cloth browned, cover edges and page ends and endpaper hinge areas, to a lesser extent, tiny owner stamp inside front cover at spine hinge area, small ink gift note, date on front endpaper, rear endpaper hinge paper tear gluemended, o.w. clean and tight. Text bright and in Fine condition. Has publisher's note about map opposite tipped in at page 275. Translated by Eden and Cedar Paul. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Description:Fine. No Jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Burford Books...Fine. No Jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Burford Books Trade Paperback Fine Condition. Overall black cover with cups of coffee in a vertical row on a bed of coffee beans. Solid glued binding, square, corners good, tiny scuff on lower corner, touch of edgewear along lower edge. Pages are bright, clean, unmarked and clear. Illustrations. Originally published by Viking Press, 1935. The story of this amazing, and necessary, commodity, told by a remarkable man. Writing of his conception of the idea of writing a book on coffee he states, ". it was coffee, the resurrector, that gave me courage and vigor. So I decided to write its history. The book would be a novel and then some. Something which would require digging deep through entire libraries; a narrative which would be given soul by a coffee-driven euphoria." And that is what he did. Short Hills, NJ: Burford Books, Inc., 1998 Second Edition, First. 6" x 9" tall; 293pp. with Bibliography and Index.
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