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Lot 33: Rare Early 18th c. Book


A Discourse on Coffee: Its Description and Virtues., (written in Latin by Faustus NaironusBanesius, a Maronite), London: “Printed by Geo. James, for Abel Roper; and sold by John Morphew near Stationers-Hall. 1710.”, “Translated into English as one of the first descriptions of the Drink called Cahue or Cafe.”, finely rebound in tooled leather with coffee beans in the corners on the front cover, and a gilded branch with coffee beans and leaves on the back cover, overall good with slight toning, 7 3/4″ h, 4 3/4″ w, (ex. Milliken estate, Duxbury, MA).

Estimate: $1,000-1,500

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