London, South Kensington
9 July 2002
SPON, Jacob (1647-85). Bevanda Asiatica: hoc est; physiologia potus café, [?Geneva: no printer], 1705. 4° (210 x 163mm.). Engraved illustration on title of a Turk holding a dish of coffee, 5 folding engraved plates only. (Of 6, lacks last leaf of directions to the binder, text lightly browned throughout). 20th-century mottled boards. (Lightly rubbed).
A translation by Spon of a portion of his work entitled Traitez nouveaux ... du café ... par Sylvestre Dufour [pseud., i.e. Spon]. Vicaire 296.
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