The Early History of Coffee Houses in England / English Coffee Houses

By: Robinson, Edward Forbes

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Inscribed and dated by author atop title page. xvi, [2], 240, 80 [publisher's catalogue] pages. Index. Catalogue of coffee house tokens in appendix. Complete with eight black and white illustrations. "With some accounts of the first use of coffee and a bibliography of the subject." - subtitle. "Traces the origin of the English Coffee House system, and describes its part in the social and political life of the seventeenth century." - Preface. A fascinating and informative description of coffee culture pre-dating Starbucks by hundreds of years. Average wear and soiling to publisher's dark blue cloth. Narrow openings along hinges. Moderate cant to spine. Bibliographic References: Wheaton & Kelly 5186, Noling pp. 349. A unique gift idea for the modern coffee executive.

Title: The Early History of Coffee Houses in England / English Coffee Houses

Author Name: Robinson, Edward Forbes

Categories: History, Food and Drink,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.: 1893

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 753H2610

Keywords: The Early History of Coffee Houses in England / English Coffee Houses Culture Beverages History British Tokens Politics Society Origin Bibliography,