Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
A Popular Treatise on Tea: Its Qualities and Effects. John Sumner.
A Popular Treatise on Tea: Its Qualities and Effects
A Popular Treatise on Tea: Its Qualities and Effects
A Popular Treatise on Tea: Its Qualities and Effects

A Popular Treatise on Tea: Its Qualities and Effects

Birmingham: Printed by William Hodgetts, 22, Cannon Street, 1863. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 1 preliminary leaf, iv (ii), 7-44 (4)pp. Original brown cloth with green spine and gilt lettering on cover. Light yellow endpapers. Frontispiece color lithograph of Bohea Tea twig with blossoms. An overview of the history and culture of tea including chapters on its botanical description with instruction on preparing black, green and scented tea, the variety of teas, substitutes for tea, the chemistry of tea, the medical properties and the social influence of tea. Contains various supporting tables and includes a price list for black and green tea, coffees, cocoa and chocolates bound in at rear. Binding with light wear along edges and lightly rubbed. Endpapers rubbed. Light age toning in margins of block. Very light foxing of title page and price list. Binding in overall good+, interior in very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #42894

Price: $450.00

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