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Dufour, Philippe Sylvestre (1622-1687) The Manner of Making of Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate.

Auction:
3117B
Lot:
56
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3117B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Dufour, Philippe Sylvestre (1622-1687) The Manner of Making of Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate. London: Printed for William Crook at the Green Dragon without Temple Bar near Devereux Court, 1685. First and only edition, 12mo, woodcut illustration of "the coffee tree" and a coffee bean roaster on page 9, bound in full 18th century speckled calf, gilt-ruled boards and spine (bottom section of spine chipped and missing, front board detached), marbled endleaves, a.e.g., trimmed a bit close along the foot, 5 1/4 x 3 in.

[pi]1, A-E12, F10
http://estc.bl.uk/R4072
Estimate $3,000-4,000


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Keywords

William Crook, Philippe Sylvestre, London, Bookbinding, Coffee, Crops, Printing, Publishing, Roaster, Visual arts

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